Thread: comparing character arrays

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    Question comparing character arrays

    would someone be able to show me were to start please i have a problem when im trying to compare 2 charater arrarys.The first character array has read in module codes from a text file the second has stored user input. Ive called a function of type bool to compare the two arrays if they match i want to return true if they dont then false.

    Ive tried to use a subscript but it ends up printing all the strings stored in the array.

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    And Im sure you would find it here too.

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    strcmp() compares two strings (NULL terminated character arrays). If you only have character arrays, use memcmp() instead.

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