?
Solved

Getting a set of numbers from a file to cin >>

Posted on 2004-08-30
3
Medium Priority
?
222 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-01
Hi. I've just started C++ recently and i want to know how to get the data from a file into the program to store it as a char.
I can open the file and make it show the contents in dos when running my console, however, i want to be able to use this in a cin >>. I have tried to place "cin >>" after the data is inputted, but this doesn't work.

Any help
?
Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:warnesey
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 19

Accepted Solution

by:
mrwad99 earned 200 total points
ID: 11933555
If you spend 10 minutes reading http://www.cs.hmc.edu/~geoff/classes/hmc.cs070.200401/notes/io.html you will be able to answer your own question as well as many more about file I/O that you may have...

0
 

Author Comment

by:warnesey
ID: 11936323
Hey. Thanks a bunch. Really helped and now i gottit working :)
Cheers
0
 
LVL 19

Expert Comment

by:mrwad99
ID: 11939647
Glad the link helped.

If there is nothing else that can be helped with then you need  to close this question to prevent annoying the moderators who have to clean up ungraded questions and possible negative feedback.

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

In days of old, returning something by value from a function in C++ was necessarily avoided because it would, invariably, involve one or even two copies of the object being created and potentially costly calls to a copy-constructor and destructor. A…
This article shows you how to optimize memory allocations in C++ using placement new. Applicable especially to usecases dealing with creation of large number of objects. A brief on problem: Lets take example problem for simplicity: - I have a G…
The viewer will learn additional member functions of the vector class. Specifically, the capacity and swap member functions will be introduced.
The viewer will be introduced to the technique of using vectors in C++. The video will cover how to define a vector, store values in the vector and retrieve data from the values stored in the vector.

765 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