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    Can anyone tell me the difference between vectors and sprites?

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    std::vector a container in the C++ standard library for resizeable arrays
    vector a mathematical "direction", x/units by y/units.
    vector a series of homogenous data (ie array)
    sprite an image in video games
    sprite a carbonated drink

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    Quote Originally Posted by robwhit View Post
    std::vector a container in the C++ standard library for resizeable arrays
    vector a mathematical "direction", x/units by y/units.
    vector a series of homogenous data (ie array)
    sprite an image in video games
    sprite a carbonated drink
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    thanks....lol

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