Thread: A question about structure and array

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    A question about structure and array

    Suppose I have the following structure and array.
    Code:
    typedef struct name {
    	
    	char firstName[20];
    	
    	char lastName[20];
    	
    } name
    
    
    name nameList[100];
    Can I assume that nameList[i].firstName and nameList[i].lastName always have a size of 20?

    Is strcpy the only way to store data into this name struct array?
    (e.g. strcpy(nameList[i].firstName, "John")

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    Yes and yes. (Unless you count scanf-ing directly into that field.)

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    there is also sprintf
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