Strings and Whitespace

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    anyone have a way to take a string of unknown length and break it up using the spaces (white space) that are in it?

    data example: president john jones, iii

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    look at tokenising function, strtok(...) I think in <cstring>/<string.h>

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    Using the CString class would be the easiest way.
    http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/de.../cstring_1.asp

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    anyone have a way to take a string of unknown length and break it up using the spaces (white space) that are in it?

    data example: president john jones, iii
    Code:
    #include <sstream>
    #include <iostream>
    #include <string>
    
    using namespace std;
    
    int main()
    {
    	istringstream text("president john jones, iii");
    	string word;
    	while(text >> word)
    		cout << word << '\n';
    }
    - lmov

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    Originally posted by Dual-Catfish
    Using the CString class would be the easiest way.
    http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/de.../cstring_1.asp
    I believe CString is only available in MFC, or otherwise difficult to get.

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    Are you sure? I think you can either include cstring.h or windows.h and use it..
    I don't see how you'd need MFC to use it..

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