Eof

This is a discussion on Eof within the C++ Programming forums, part of the General Programming Boards category; ok i know this has been posted before but search wont let my search for eof (or ENd Of File) ...

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    Eof

    ok i know this has been posted before but search wont let my search for eof (or ENd Of File) anyway i need to know when im using ifstream somename(somefile) how to go untill EOF it's been a while for me and this is what i can remember help me out here


    ifstream somename(somefile);

    while(!somename.eof())
    {
    somecommands
    }
    that gives an error what am i doing wrong?

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    gotta see code...

    are you putting " " quotes around your file name?
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    the problem is the EOF statment it dosnt like that im actually using a string for the filename but it finds it none the less.
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    no... but eof will only work if the file has been opened.

    try

    ...

    ifstream somename(somefile);
    if (somename.fail())
    {
    cout << "Yep... it failed.\n";
    return 1;
    }
    ...
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    i got it to work, stupid me you cant capitolize EOF i was doing this

    while(!somefile.EOF())

    gotta do this
    while(!somefile.eof())
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    ah... I see...

    happens all the time.
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