HELP!! strcpy

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    Question HELP!! strcpy

    i'm haveing trouble with my program:

    for ( int i = 0; i < divmax; i++ )
    {
    strcpy ( names[i], name[i] );
    }

    does anyone know why this doesnt work?? I get an error of :
    cpp(66) : error C2664: 'strcpy' : cannot convert parameter 1 from 'class std::basic_string<char,struct std::char_traits<char>,class std::allocator<char> >' to 'char *'

    please help me out
    thanks
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    and why don't you just do it this way
    Code:
    for (int i=0;i<divmax;i++)
      names[i]=name[i];
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    thanks

    ok thanks...... lostmind
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    For single chars and chars in arrays you can use the = operator

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