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    Question invalid conversion

    I am having the same error on 2 parts of my code. i am getting an invalid conversion fron 'int' to 'const char'

    y would i be getting this?

    thanks you

    Black_Solitare

    <code>
    void book::findnme(void) {
    int i;
    int name, result;
    //char temp[20];
    cout << "Finding.." << endl;
    for(i=0;i<MAX;i++) {
    result = strcmp(np[i].name,name);
    if (result == 0)
    cout << "found!" << endl;
    else
    cout << "not found!" << endl;

    }
    }
    </code>

    it is on the result= line

    thanks again.

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    For some reason, it hasnt seperated the code.

    for this i am sorry

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    what is :

    Code:
     np[i].name
    defined as in your code? an int?

    please post the definition of this (data structure?) and maybe i (or others) can help you out.

    oh and use the square brackets [ ] to enclose code, and not the angular brackets < >

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    ive just noticed that the i has nothing to do with the class that it refers too.... my brains not working anymore...

    i think ive sorted it out! thanks for pointing it out!

    Black_Solitare

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