confused about how to use CList and CArray

I have an app that I am using to collect data and store it in a multi-dimensional array. It is written in MFC and I think I want to use CList and CArray. I am taking samples from 1 to 15 channels. So I think I need a CList of an array of 1 to 15 channels. Would that be a CList of CArray? Whats the best way to do this? I'm looking at MSDN docs for CList/Array CPtrList/Array and CTypedPtrList/Array. Its all so confusing.
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sarabandeCommented:
the CList and CArray are rather poor containers. i would suggest using STL containers std::list and std::vector instead. for your sample with the 15 channels you may define

std::vector<std::vector<double> >  sampledata(15);

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that would create 15 arrays sampledata[0], ..., sampledata[14] which are empty at begin. you could add data for example by

sampledata[channel-1]->push_back(1.234);

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when channel is an int in the range of 1...15.

you could do similar with CList and CArray but mfc has no template types and uses pointers for most types.

Sara

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