Thread: How can i search,edit, and replace new info by opening a text file in c++ program

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    Exclamation How can i search,edit, and replace new info by opening a text file in c++ program

    i need some urgent help in completing this project of creating a program which can create and store info. I am half way through as i have programmed it till creating a file and adding useful information into it but now i am having difficulty in searching for data using a program made in c++ in a text file along with modifying the data searched. Can anyone help me?? i am not extremely good in programming , just a beginner> plz help!

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    You're going to need to post your code and ask specific questions based on the code provided.

    I am half way through as i have programmed it till creating a file and adding useful information into it but now i am having difficulty in searching for data using a program made in c++ in a text file along with modifying the data searched.
    Do you realize that you posted this in the C forum and that the two languages are not the same?

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    There are many ways to do this, from regular expressions to full-fledged xml parsers, but since you're a beginner you should stick with the basics. fgets() and sscanf(). Look them up, read on what they do and use them for your project.

    Oops, sorry, I instinctively answered having C in mind instead of C++. For C++ you'll need strings, getline and stringstreams. Or you could skip the buffering and read directly from the file.
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