Thread: array confusion (int vs char)

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    array confusion (int vs char)

    i was reading a text which stated an integer array for e.g
    int array[5];
    can store 5 elements where ,as character array
    char array[5]={"abcd"}
    can store 4 elements

    is this true ?
    can someone please clarify this for me
    thank u.

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    It actually stores 5 characters, one being the null terminating character '\0'

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