Strange variable names?
Have you ever wondered what those strange variable names C programmers operate with really mean? Here's a list of some of the things they do to their variable names
Author: Jens G. Balchen


ch character
cch a count of characters
w an unsigned integer (a WORD)
dw an unsigned long integer (a double WORD)
n an integer
a an array
b a byte
h a handle
f a flag (a Boolean value)
p a pointer
lp a long pointer (a pointer to a value outside the current segment)
sz a zero terminated string (a C string)
lpfn a long pointer to a function
i an index into an array
cb a count of bytes
LPCSTR a long pointer to a constant string (one you can't change)
LPSTR a long pointer to a string