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QuestionWCHAR, wstring, initializing and accessing them (RESOLVED) Pin
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I explained in my previous message why line 12 will not compile, local_pointer is not a pointer it is an array. You cannot set an array equal to another array, you can only copy the content from one to another. Your use of the term pointer in some of your variable names is helping to confuse the issue, as they are not pointers.
So your code should be:
//  don't use pointer as a name for an array
    wchar_t local_array[ COMMON_ARRAY_SIZE ][ MAX_NAME_SIZE ];

//  copy elements one at a time
    wcscpy_s(local_array[0], MAX_NAME_SIZE, new_pointer[0]); // etc

//  or copy the entire array
    memcpy(local_array, new_pointer, COMMON_ARRAY_SIZE * MAX_NAME_SIZE);   // as previously suggested

If you want to use pointers then you must remember that all you are doing is keeping a pointer to the original data array in memory like:
wchar_t* local_pointer; // this is a pointer

local_pointer = new_pointer; //  local_pointer now holds the address of the original data

So you must now ensure that that original data is not overwritten.
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