Thread: Array Tutorial Doesnt Work

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    Array Tutorial Doesnt Work

    I am learning C++ through the book C++ HOW TO PROGRAM by Deitel & Dietel. I tried an array program that is supposed to count the frequency of one array by using a second, but the program doesnt work when I try to compile it. It returns a value of 0 for all subvalues of array Frequency[]. I am using Visual C++ 6.0 on a PC. heres the program:

    #include <iostream>

    using std::cout;
    using std::cin;
    using std::endl;

    #include <iomanip>

    using std::setw;

    int main()

    int responses[40]={1,2,6,4,8,5,9,7,8,10,1,6,

    int frequency[11]={0};

    for (int answer=0;answer<40;answer++);
    ***--------->*** ++frequency[ responses[ answer ] ];



    for (int rating=1;rating<11;rating++)
    return 0;

    The debug shows the problem to be with the starred line, and im assuming it is because of the ++ but i dont know how to add 1 to that array value using a different method. Please help!

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    >for (int answer=0;answer<40;answer++);

    See that semicolon at the end of this line? Because of that, the increment is outside the for-loop. Omit the semicolon and see if that helps.

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    I don't know if this will solve it but I'm seeing two errors:

    1. The compiler says rating is undeclared here:
     for (int rating=1;rating<11;rating++)
    return 0;
    Because there are no braces around the statements, that looks like a mess.

     for (int answer=0;answer<40;answer++);
    shouldn't have a semicolon after it.
    Last edited by Padawan; 04-06-2004 at 06:52 PM.

  4. #4
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    Kill the semi-colon on the for loop
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    oh, hehehe.... sorry about not having tags either! thanks for helping the noob.

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