passing arrays through functions

This is a discussion on passing arrays through functions within the C++ Programming forums, part of the General Programming Boards category; hi.. i'm been trying to pass an array from one function to the next and my complier doesn't like it ...

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    passing arrays through functions

    hi.. i'm been trying to pass an array from one function to the next and my complier doesn't like it for some reason... i've tried a number if different things, like
    function(array[]),
    function(array[x]) and
    function(array)... nothing works.. any chance someone out there can help ?

    thanks

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    Code:
    void foo(char a[])
    {
      /* do something */
    }
    
    
    // Elsewhere:
    char name[50];
    foo(name);
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    or if it is a multidimensional array:
    Code:
    void foo(array[][50])
    {
         //function body
    }
    
    //....and to call it,
    
    char array[25][50];
    foo(array);
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    Depending on the use:
    Code:
    void foo(byte *Array, int Length)
    {
         //Do stuff here like...
         GetWindowText(hWnd, Array, Length);
         //Or...
         FillMemory(Array,"\0",Length);
         //Or...
         Array = (byte *)calloc(Length, sizeof(byte));  //Unlikely ;)
         free(Array);  //Also Unlikely.
    };
    Last edited by Xei; 04-08-2003 at 05:44 PM.

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    thanks

    ahh.. thanks for helping me out.. the thing actually works now..

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