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Searching character by character

Searching character by character

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How do I search through arrays character by charcter looking for spaces in order to count the words ?

I have gone as far as saving the info from two seperate windows in two different arrays, on selecting a menu option 'Save' as can be seen from the code below:

......

case IDM_SAVE:

GetWindowText(hWndSmall, Module[index].szTitle, TITLESIZE);
GetWindowText(hWndBig, Module[index].szAbstract, ABSTRACTSIZE);
index++;

.....

Hope 1 of you can shine a light on this.
Thanks! Really Appreciated!

RE: Searching character by character

I don't really know whether you are using strings or character arrays.  Anyway, if it is a string, you can always get the c_str() to do the same thing.

int spaces = 0;
char* str = ...; // your string with words and spaces
while (str != 0 && *str != '\0')
{
    str = strchr (str, ' ');
    if (str != 0)
    {
       spaces++;
       // move to character after the space
       str++;
    }
}
int words = spaces + 1;

This assumes you do not have multiple spaces between words.

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