Why does my C++ code not work?


I have created a simple program consisting of a number of header files into which I have placed various functions. I have tried to run it but get an error message. Could someone please have a look?

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Your header files are included as

#include "bankacct.h"
#include "bankacdef.h"

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yet they seem to be named with a '.hpp' suffix - change that to '.h'.

Then, you are using 'account[]' in "bankacdef.h", which is declared in your 'main()'. To get that to run, make it a global variable in the -cpp file and be sure to declare it before including "bankacdef.h", i.e.

    //preprocessor calls...
#include "bankacct.h"

BankAccount account[MAX]; // <-- !!!

#include "bankacdef.h"

int main()
    //instantiate three objects of bank accounts...
    //set the account details...
    account[0].setAccHolder("Charles Darwin");
    account[1].setAccHolder("Michael Faraday");
    account[2].setAccHolder("Charles Babbage");
    //display the account details...
    cout<<"\n Account Number 1: "
    cout<<" Account Holder 1: "    
    cout<<" Account Balance 1: "

    cout<<"\n Account Number 2: "
    cout<<" Account Holder 2: "    
    cout<<" Account Balance 2: "
    cout<<"\n Account Number 3: "
    cout<<" Account Holder 3: "    
    cout<<" Account Balance 3: "
    cout<<"\n\t Press any key to close.\n";
    return 0;

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Are you sure you don't want to turn "bankacdef.h" into a "bankacdef.cpp"? That would make sense, since it contains code.

BTW, with the above changes, it compiles for me.

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