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Date: 2008jan2
Platform: win32
Language: C/C++

Q.  How can I get a Windows HANDLE from a standard C FILE * ?

A.  Like this:

#include <io.h> main() { FILE *f; HANDLE handle; f = fopen("myfile.txt", "r"); handle = (HANDLE) _get_osfhandle(fileno(f)); }