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Date: 2010may7 Language: C/C++ Product: Visual C++ OS: Windows Q. How do I use the _MSC_VER predefined macro? A. The help file says:Reports the major and minor versions of the compiler. For example, 1310 for Microsoft Visual C++ .NET 2003. 1310 represents version 13 and a 1.0 point release.There is code around that seems to think its hex - eg 0x1310. This WRONG! (WINVER is like that.) The simplest way to use it is to test if you are using a Microsoft compiler or not:#ifdef _MSC_VER // Using some version of Microsoft Visual C++ #else // NOT using Microsoft Visual C++ #endifIf you need to check the version, do this:#if (_MSC_VER >= 1400) // This is Visual C++ 8.0 (Visual Studio 2005) #elif (_MSC_VER >= 1310) // This is Visual C++ 7.1 (Visual Studio .NET 2003) #elif (_MSC_VER >= 1300) // This is Visual C++ 7.0 (Visual Studio .NET 2002) #else // This is Visual C++ 6.0 or older #endif
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