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I need some help with the following:

I need to write a function called PrintLine that can be called three ways...

PrintLine("Some Text", 15);

PrintLine("Some Text");

PrintLine();

Can you help me with writing such a function?

Thanks.
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by:avizit
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you need to use function overloading

the following link should be sufficient to help you write them

http://cplus.about.com/library/weekly/aa061602a.htm
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Jaime Olivares earned 25 total points
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void PrintLine(char *text=NULL, int value=0)    // Value is the line-lenght maybe?
{
     if (text==NULL)
          // print some default text
     if (value==0)
          // take some action for this

      // print your line here
}
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