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Posted 29 Nov 2011

Declare a reference for a two dimensional array without typecasting

, 25 Dec 2011 CPOL
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This not so useful tip tells you how to declare a reference for a two dimensional array without needing to use typecasting.
int x[1][20];
int (*p)[20] = x;

Here p has become a reference to x.
Usually in most cases, we use:
int** p = (int**) x;

So, this tip gives you a hint about how to declare another reference for x without typecasting.


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GeneralRe: Unfortunately, in the code I've seen both in the projects I ... Pin
Stefan_Lang3-Jan-12 3:57
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GeneralIn your case as It was mentioned x is an address and what th... Pin
SiarheiY27-Dec-11 4:46
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GeneralRe: the first dimensions size can be anything FYKI Pin
Mukit, Ataul27-Dec-11 23:15
memberMukit, Ataul27-Dec-11 23:15 
GeneralReason for my vote of 4 maybe Stefan_Lang is right. Pin
yellowcrd26-Dec-11 19:56
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GeneralWhy do you say it's not useful? I'd say it is, especially si... Pin
Stefan_Lang5-Dec-11 23:19
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GeneralRe: Never thought of it that way about the second form taking ex... Pin
Mukit, Ataul6-Dec-11 18:50
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GeneralRe: Type casting is done implicitly.Isn't it? Pin
yellowcrd26-Dec-11 20:21
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GeneralRe: "P.S.: type casting, especially C-style casts, are always ba... Pin
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