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Hello,

I have a small problem,

I have a array of unsigned char, for example lets say this,
0x11 0x22 0x33 0xFF 0x44

I then +1 to each of these using a for loop,
array[i] = array[i]+1;

So it looks like this,
0x12 0x23 0x34 0x00 0x45

But now it gets cut short because of the null char 0x00,
Is there anyway to overcome this problem?
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Question by:-Karamja-
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>> But now it gets cut short

That only depends on how you output the array.

Try this for example :

    unsigned char arr[5] = { 0x11, 0x22, 0x33, 0xFF, 0x44 };
    int i = 0;
    for (i = 0; i < 5; ++i) {
      ++(arr[i]);
    }
    for (i = 0; i < 5; ++i) {
      cout << hex << arr[i] << " ";
    }
    cout << endl;
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Can you show your code - and the location where you notice the problem ?
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by:-Karamja-
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Ok, I was being stupid :(
Your code triggered something in my head though so I guess the points are yours ;)
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