Thread: Command line options

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    Microsoft. Who? MethodMan's Avatar
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    Command line options


    I have to input two strings from the command line, and then pass those words into a method. How would I be able to accompish that


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    int main ( in argc, char **argv )

    argv is an array of strings that you will pass to another function. argv[0] is always the program name, any strings after that will be what you want to pass. So if your command line input was:
    c:\ programName string1 string2

    You would pass string1 and string2 like so:
    /* Function definition */
    void function ( char *stringOne, char *stringTwo );

    /* Function call */
    function ( argv[1], argv[2] );

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