Thread: Unable to assign int to string. HELP!

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    Unable to assign int to string. HELP!

    #include <stdlib.h>
    #include <stdio.h>
    int main(void)
       char newString[] = "00000";
       int a = 0;
       a = 8;
       newString[1] = a;
       printf("%s", newString);
       return EXIT_SUCCESS;

    how can i assign 8 to newString[1] and make the end result as:

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    For single digits, you can do this
    newString[1] = a + '0';

    For anything more complicated, then sprintf() is probably a good bet.
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