A question about dynamically creating an array of objects

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    A question about dynamically creating an array of objects

    Hello, i want to be able to dynamically create a number of objects based upon user input. I want this array to be accessible by the whole class however i do not understand the notation to do this.

    Currently, in the private attributes section of my class i have:

    object* objectTest

    Then in my constructor i try and create the array using this line, based on how many objects the user enters:

    object* objectTest = new object[numOfObjects];

    This however does not work, i think i just have the wrong notation in the private attributes section.

    i have looked at tutorials however i cannot find the answer

    thanks in advance

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    do this

    objectTest = new object[numOfObjects];

    instead of this

    object* objectTest = new object[numOfObjects];

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    For simple dynamic arrays in C++ you should prefer vectors.

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    thankkkkkkkkkkkkk you i can't believe it was so easy i have been trying to get it working for hours

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