Thread: Help using strcpy

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    Help using strcpy

    i am trying to copy a string that i got from a file using fscanf into my struct

    struct Room {
      char south, north, east, west;
      char id;
      char description[MAX_SIZE_DESC];
      char name[MAX_SIZE_NAME];
    int buildRooms(char filename[], struct Room list[])
      char id[2];
      char roomname [20];
      char north[2];
      char east[2];
      char west[2];
      char south[2];
      char sentence [100];
      char space[4];
      FILE *f = fopen(filename, "r");
      if (f == NULL) {
        fprintf(stderr, "Error opening game file %s./n", filename);
        return 42;}              // failure                                                                    
          fscanf(f,"%s%s%s%s%s%s",id, roomname, north, east, west, south);
          fgets(space, sizeof(space),f);
          fgets(sentence, sizeof(sentence),f);
          struct Room list;
          strcpy(, id);
      return 0;                   // success                                                                   
    i am having trouble in the first strcpy it is saying that i am passing the first argument of strcoy makes pointer from integer without a cast

    any suggestions

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