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Switch Statement

Switch Statement

Switch Statement

(OP)
Hi,

How to use a switch statement for checking single characters? The following code didnt work. Will switch statement take only integers as condition??

AnsiString check;
switch(check.TOInt())
{
   case 'a': /*something*/
             break;
  case 'b': /*something*/
             break;
  case 'c': /*something*/
             break;
   .
   .
}

RE: Switch Statement

To my understanding, if you work with the type int then you should use: 'case 97:' (for 'a') etc. Or you can make your 'check' variable of type char: 'char check;', in this case you may keep the body of switch as is.

Alexandre.

RE: Switch Statement

(OP)
Hi,
   Thanx, that was helpful..But can I use an AnsiString as the condition check..


Rosilyn..

RE: Switch Statement

C++ does not allow the use of strings for conditions, only integers.

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