need help with string

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    need help with string

    how would i get something like

    char something[20]

    to equal a name when something occurs in my program. like if the user typed 1 (just an example), the char something[] would equal the string "name".

    thanks in advance.

    -werd

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    Look up the strcmp() function.

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