Thread: C references

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    Hail to the king, baby. Akkernight's Avatar
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    C references

    When you call &variable in C, it's the same as C++, and returns the location of the variable, instead of the variable itself, right?
    and in my case scanf("%f", &wages);
    Or am I totally off now? xD
    thanks in advance!
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    Yep yep!

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    In my head happyclown's Avatar
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    In my head
    Yes, &variable is the address of a variable.

    scanf expects a pointer, which is an address, so

    scanf("%f", &wages);
    stores the value at the address of wages.
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