Thread: String to object name.

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    String to object name.

    Say I have a lot of objects of the same class. I also have a string, which I know is the same as the name of one of the objects. Also, each object has a string variable which is the same as its name. How can I call on the object relevant to the string in my code?

    If I have done a poor job in explaining myself, tell me.

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    I would put all the objects in a map. This way you can do something like:

    myclass* c = mymap["object_name"];
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    So an array of objects?

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    No, a map. Check out std::map.
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