Thread: opening files

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    opening files

    hey guys, thanks for the quick response on the other question. i got that to work but i'm still having one other problem. i want to write a program so that you can store a file name in a string variable and then use that variable to open the file. heres an example

    string name;
    name = "washington.txt";;

    i know its storing the string rigth but for some reason i cant get the file to open using that variable, i get a really long error about conversions. any ideas?

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    char *name = "washington.txt";;
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    Another solution is c_str().;


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