Thread: command line arguments

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    command line arguments

    I am pretty new to c++ and just going through tutorials on this site. I am on the one which talks about accepting command line arguments.

    I don't completly understand what command line arguments are, or how to use them. Can someone please explain?


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    Well, basically Command Line Arguments, are f.eks. when you call a dos program with parameters.
    e.g. program.exe parameter1 parameter2, where parameter1 & parameter2 are the arguments..
    Maybe this helps you to understand it a little better??
    -//Marc Poulsen -//MipZhaP

    He sat down, he programmed, he got an error...

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    so how could I use this in my programs?

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    i don't think most standard compilers support programmers with more than 4 red boxes - Misplaced

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