pointer to the structure

I am a srudent just having question related to  C++..... I have a file(programm)which reads the data from xml file,now i would like to put the data into the structure with different variable (like char,int,etc)by using the pointer to the whole structure,then would like to creat instances(objects)for further execution.Can u guide me how can I do all this with an example.
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sunnycoderCommented:
Hi syed110,

suppose you have
struct a {
   int b;
   char c;
   int d;
};

struct a * p;
struct a st;

p = &st;

to store values in this struct using the pointer

p->b = 10;
p->c = 'a';
p->d = 25;

replace the RHS values with the values you have read from the file

Cheers!
Sunny:o)
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yasser_helmyCommented:
What objects are you talking about? do you have objects containing the structures?
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logicTRANCECommented:
And if u want to create an instance of the structure at runtime, after creating the pointer variable p,

p=new (struct a);

Goodluck!
Happy Programming!
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syed110Author Commented:
ok thanx
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