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windmc: generates Windows message resources.
windmc - generates Windows message resources.
SYNOPSISwindmc [options] input-file
DESCRIPTIONwindmc reads message definitions from an input file (.mc) and translate them into a set of output files. The output files may be of four kinds:
- A C header file containing the message definitions.
- A resource file compilable by the windres tool.
- One or more binary files containing the resource data for a specific message language.
- A C include file that maps message id's to their symbolic name.
The exact description of these different formats is available in documentation from Microsoft.
- Specifies that the input file specified is ASCII. This is the default behaviour.
- Specifies that messages in the output "bin" files should be in ASCII format.
- Specifies that "bin" filenames should have to be prefixed by the basename of the source file.
- Sets the customer bit in all message id's.
- -C codepage
- --codepage_in codepage
- Sets the default codepage to be used to convert input file to UTF16. The default is ocdepage 1252.
- Outputs the constants in the header file in decimal. Default is using hexadecimal output.
- -e ext
- --extension ext
- The extension for the header file. The default is .h extension.
- -F target
- --target target
- Specify the BFD format to use for a bin file as output. This is a BFD target name; you can use the --help option to see a list of supported targets. Normally windmc will use the default format, which is the first one listed by the --help option.
- -h path
- --headerdir path
- The target directory of the generated header file. The default is the current directory.
- Displays a list of command line options and then exits.
- -m characters
- --maxlength characters
- Instructs windmc to generate a warning if the length of any message exceeds the number specified.
- Terminate message text in "bin" files by zero. By default they are terminated by CR/LF.
- Not yet implemented. Instructs "windmc" to generate an OLE2 header file, using HRESULT definitions. Status codes are used if the flag is not specified.
- -O codepage
- --codepage_out codepage
- Sets the default codepage to be used to output text files. The default is ocdepage 1252.
- -r path
- --rcdir path
- The target directory for the generated "rc" script and the generated "bin" files that the resource compiler script includes. The default is the current directory.
- Specifies that the input file is UTF16.
- Specifies that messages in the output "bin" file should be in UTF16 format. This is the default behaviour.
- Enable verbose mode.
- Prints the version number for windmc.
- -x path
- --xdgb path
- The path of the "dbg" C include file that maps message id's to the symbolic name. No such file is generated without specifying the switch.
Read command-line options from file. The options read are
inserted in place of the original @file option. If file
does not exist, or cannot be read, then the option will be treated
literally, and not removed.
Options in file are separated by whitespace. A whitespace character may be included in an option by surrounding the entire option in either single or double quotes. Any character (including a backslash) may be included by prefixing the character to be included with a backslash. The file may itself contain additional @file options; any such options will be processed recursively.
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