Finding lenght on elements

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    Finding lenght on elements

    I have a vector of colors, its elements are "red", "blue", "black" ...
    how can I find which element has the longest name ?

    I been playing with this for fwe hours and still can't figure this out.

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    How about this to start off with?
    Code:
    T max = a[0];
    
    for ( i = 1; i < n; i++ ) {
      if ( a[i] > max )
        max = a[i];
    }
    My best code is written with the delete key.

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