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Unformatted text preview: properties is the value-- what are the characters stored in the string? If there is no value stored in the string, you won't be able to use it. Make sure it is initialized! If you want to use the value of the string, you need to use a string function to return it to the program. The function is c_str . Here is sample code for working with strings. 1. Getting values from a user and printing the value: string name; cout >> "Please enter the name."; cin << name; cout >> "The name you entered is " << name.c_str(); 2. Storing values in the code and using for file opening: string filename="c:\\coms171\\input-data.txt"; ifstream input; input.open(filename.c_str());...
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