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    The strange thing is that 25, 20, 15, 10, 5, 0...

    The strange thing is that 25, 20, 15, 10, 5, 0 passed during the recursive calls. The outputs prints out 5, 10, 15, 20, 25. I understand this is due to first in first out on the stack, but I dont...
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    Yes, I was using the step over command within the...

    Yes, I was using the step over command within the debugger. I did also try to use the step into command when the line being pointed to was a recursive call but never got any different order to the...
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    Ok, that makes sense but what is it that makes...

    Ok, that makes sense but what is it that makes the compiler execute the remaining code 5 times. Is it because each call remains on the stack and that is how it knows how many times to execute...
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    this recursion behavior baffles me

    I have a questions in regards to what is happening to this code wile debugging.


    #include <stdio.h>
    #include <stdlib.h>


    void a(int x){
    if (x >= 5) {
    ...
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    Thanks Failure67, I got it to work with this:...

    Thanks Failure67,

    I got it to work with this:


    board = (char **)calloc (20, sizeof (char* )) ;
    for (i=0; i<20; i++) {
    board [i] = (char *)calloc (40, sizeof (char)) ;
    }
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    I am getting "a value of type void* cannot be...

    I am getting "a value of type void* cannot be assigned to entity of type char**" with that calloc declaration. Is that because I declared char **board?

    Thanks
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    MSVS has triggered a breakpoint

    Hi guys,

    We are just learning how to implement calloc, malloc and free. At the end of my program, I keep getting a "windows has triggered a break point" error. Im pretty sure that this error is...
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    Thanks all, I want sure what was being conveyed...

    Thanks all, I want sure what was being conveyed when everyone was saying mixed declarations and such. Moving srand underneath the declarations worked. Appreciate the help.
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    I'm sorry guys, I should have mentioned that this...

    I'm sorry guys, I should have mentioned that this program is being written for school assignment. The instructor has us use MSVS because that is what he uses. That being said, The program compiled...
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    I am getting: illegal use of this type of...

    I am getting:

    illegal use of this type of expression, syntax error missing ; and subscript requires an array pointer type for line 19 (WORDS userWords[16])

    syntax error missing ; for lines 20...
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    This is the smallest portion of the above code...

    This is the smallest portion of the above code that compiles in MSVS 12. As soon as I un-comment any of the other three declarations the compiler gives me an error. This is the same code I was...
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    MSVS compiler errors

    I am getting some strange compiler errors. I had this code working fine this morning and unless Im losing my marbles, I dont remember changing anything except writing some new functions. I commented...
  13. Thank You, Andreas

    Thank You, Andreas
  14. Sorry all, I hope this helps. I increment the...

    Sorry all, I hope this helps. I increment the counter in all my else statements within the switch because I would have to run the loop over a hundred times to make sure I got enough random numbers to...
  15. Anyone have a better way of randomizing groups

    I have thisassignment and we are to randomly setup groups of 5. There are 22 students(stored in STUDENT struct) and we have to randomly assign them into one of 5groups. group 1 will have 5 students,...
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    Thanks Barney, my instructor could care less...

    Thanks Barney, my instructor could care less about portability but I do. I know that if I ever plan on pursuing anything beyond writing basic programs for class than I will need to have a better hold...
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    As it turns out, everything was written fine for...

    As it turns out, everything was written fine for how I needed the program to operate.

    The problem lied with the fwrite that wrote to the file as soon as the program started. When I commented that...
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    Thanks Jim, I cannot tell though if the...

    Thanks Jim,

    I cannot tell though if the displayMenu() writes correctly because the showStats() function is just outputting what is stored in memory in the array of structs.

    I know I am...
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    I originally had the fwrite to write each...

    I originally had the fwrite to write each individual element one at a time. This program will never need to read individual elements. My instructor said it would be easier to write and read in one...
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    I expected that stats[i] would be stats[i].teams,...

    I expected that stats[i] would be stats[i].teams, stats[i].wins, stats[i].losses, stats[i].pct, stats[i].runsScoredr and stats[i].runsAgainst.

    Thanks,

    Michael
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    Thanks, here is the function that implements the...

    Thanks, here is the function that implements the fread portion. I also included the source file, in case anyone wanted to take a further look. As you notice, I did not include a file path but that...
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    Am I writing binary data correctly

    I am having problems either writing data to a binary file or reading from the file. Through the process of elimination I am posting the code where the data is written to file to see if I can...
  23. Thanks Salem, My assigned book refers to C99...

    Thanks Salem, My assigned book refers to C99 concepts even though we are working out of visual studios in class. I figured out that the majority of errors were because I was trying to initialize...
  24. Ok, since I cannot use in visual...

    Ok, since I cannot use <stdbool.h> in visual studios, I guess I will have to create a bool type. Does visual studios have any other includes that will work with bool?
  25. Can someone please take a look and tell me where it all goes wrong

    I'm trying to run this program and I'm getting about 70 errors starting at line 27 and I only have a little over 60 lines of code. I have run through it a few times and cannot see the fatal flaw....
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