Hungarian Notation

Data Type

Prefix

Example

Boolean

b

bContinue

Int

n

nIndex

Short

n

nIndex

Character

c

cFirstInitial

Float

f

fDistance

Double

d

dMetres

Long

l

lCarCount

String

s

sCustomerName

Null terminated String

sz

szCustomerName

Unsigned Integer (Word)

w

wCount

Unsigned long integer (DWORD)

dw

dwAtomCount

Pointer

p

pNext

Handle

h

hWnd

Function

fn

fnReport

Class

C

CParser

Class member variable

m_

m_

Array

a

aYears

Global

g_

g_szDirectory

Windows message

Msg

msgCut

  

Windows Resources 

Resource Type

Prefix

Example

Menu Item Resource

ID_

ID_EDIT_CUT

String

IDS_

IDS_STRING1

Dialog Control

IDC_

IDC_EDITBOX

ICON

IDI_

IDI_MAINICON

Cursor

IDC_CURSOR_

IDC_CURSOR_ARROW

Dialog Box

IDD_

IDD_ABOUTBOX

Accelerator

IDR_

IDR_ACCELERATOR

Bitmap

IDB_

IDC_ARROW


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