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    Question related to array and pointers

    There is Array of Pointer:int *ptr[]
    Pointer To Pointer:int **ptr

    then is there a stuff : Pointer of Arrays?

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    i think there is, but i can't think right now. maybe in the morning...

    in any case, you're looking for english to C++ translations. english is very different from c++. some stuff which makes perfect sense in c++ is nearly inexplicable in english, and vice versa. (which can explain why so many people learn better from code than from articles)

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    pointer of arrays...

    Doesn't make much sense to me. You can have an array of pointers as you've shown but I'm not sure about a pointer of arrays, it just sounds wrong.

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    An array of pointers is basically a pointer to a pointer, just different syntax.
    "...the results are undefined, and we all know what "undefined" means: it means it works during development, it works during testing, and it blows up in your most important customers' faces." --Scott Meyers

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    Pointers of Array doesnt makes sense?

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    Originally posted by Q4u
    Pointers of Array doesnt makes sense?
    You can think of an array as a pointer. So, a pointer to an array is really just a pointer to a pointer. People use subscripting because it is easier to read.

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    >> then is there a stuff : Pointer of Arrays?

    I think what Q4u meant was to say pointer to array.

    You can declare a pointer to an array like this:

    int (*ptr)[10];

    ptr would thus be a pointer to an array of 10 elements.

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