Solved

char char char char char char char char...

Posted on 2002-05-29
6
314 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-02
char *mychar;
char a = '1';
char b = '2';
char c = '3';
char d = '4';
I want to put a,b,c and d in the mychar. So, mychar should be equal "1234". I don't want it like
char *mychar="1234";
I want somehow put these 4 chars seperatly.
Thats not my homework :)
0
Comment
Question by:rv_man
6 Comments
 

Author Comment

by:rv_man
ID: 7043356
Will I get booted for my stupid questions?
0
 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:Jan Louwerens
ID: 7043366
char a = '1';
char b = '2';
char c = '3';
char d = '4';
char* mychar = new char[5];
mychar[0] = a;
mychar[1] = b;
mychar[2] = c;
mychar[3] = d;
mychar[4] = '\0';
...
delete [] mychar;
0
 
LVL 4

Accepted Solution

by:
ChenChen earned 50 total points
ID: 7043379
Try this:
#include <stdio.h>

     char *mychar;
     char a='a';
     char b='b';
     char c='c';
     char d='d';

     mychar=(char *)malloc((4+1)*sizeof(char));
     sprintf(mychar,"%c%c%c%c",a,b,c,d);
     printf("MyChar is %s\n",mychar);
0
Technology Partners: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

 
LVL 84

Expert Comment

by:ozo
ID: 7043385
char mychar[] = {a,b,c,d};

0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:Jan Louwerens
ID: 7043562
That accepted answer actually has a bug in which the string is not properly ended with a NULL terminator
0
 
LVL 49

Expert Comment

by:DanRollins
ID: 7043891
char szCombined[5];
char* p= szCombined;
*p++ = a;
*p++ = b;
*p++ = c;
*p++ = d;
*p= '\0;
printf("szCombined is %s\n", szCombined );
0

Featured Post

Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

When writing generic code, using template meta-programming techniques, it is sometimes useful to know if a type is convertible to another type. A good example of when this might be is if you are writing diagnostic instrumentation for code to generat…
Basic understanding on "OO- Object Orientation" is needed for designing a logical solution to solve a problem. Basic OOAD is a prerequisite for a coder to ensure that they follow the basic design of OO. This would help developers to understand the b…
The goal of the tutorial is to teach the user how to use functions in C++. The video will cover how to define functions, how to call functions and how to create functions prototypes. Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Express will be used as a text editor an…
The viewer will learn how to pass data into a function in C++. This is one step further in using functions. Instead of only printing text onto the console, the function will be able to perform calculations with argumentents given by the user.

685 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question