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OK, I'm making a backup application and once the backup is complete, I want it to flash
FINISHED!!!! - in different colours - any help at all would be appreciated, thanks - MaxICube

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I wouldn't do it. Flashing a message in different colors is one of the most obnoxious things you can do to a user IMO.

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I wouldn't do it. Flashing a message in different colors is one of the most obnoxious things you can do to a user IMO.

Right up there with websites that play music, and don't put an obvious off button at the top.

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oh well its at the end, so it distracts you from other work to press ok, (like an ad)
and that sample didnt realy compile for me (im using code::blocks)

C:\Users\Maxicube\Desktop\c++\winsock\main.cpp||In function `void textcolor(int, int, int)':|
C:\Users\Maxicube\Desktop\c++\winsock\main.cpp|34|warning: left-hand operand of comma has no effect|
C:\Users\Maxicube\Desktop\c++\winsock\main.cpp|34|warning: right-hand operand of comma has no effect|
C:\Users\Maxicube\Desktop\c++\winsock\main.cpp|34|warning: right-hand operand of comma has no effect|
C:\Users\Maxicube\Desktop\c++\winsock\main.cpp|34|warning: right-hand operand of comma has no effect|
C:\Users\Maxicube\Desktop\c++\winsock\main.cpp|34|warning: right-hand operand of comma has no effect|
C:\Users\Maxicube\Desktop\c++\winsock\main.cpp|35|warning: right-hand operand of comma has no effect|
||=== Build finished: 0 errors, 6 warnings ===|

well it did compile but...
this is all that pops up:

40%sIn color
40%s
Process returned 0 (0x0)   execution time : 0.047 s
Press any key to continue.

-- EDIT i should look further down the page next time --- SOLVED!!!!

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-- EDIT i should look further down the page next time --- SOLVED!!!!

Ooops, my bad - I should have pointed out the solution was lower on the page.

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