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Char array to string in C++

Converting a char array to a string in C++ can be done using various methods. Below are a few common ways to accomplish this:

Method 1: Using a Constructor

You can use the constructor of the std::string class to initialize a string from a char array. Here’s an example:

C++
#include <iostream>
#include <string>

int main() {
    char charArray[] = "Hello, World!";

    // Convert char array to string using constructor
    std::string str(charArray);

    std::cout << "String: " << str << std::endl;

    return 0;
}

In this method, the std::string constructor takes the char array as an argument and creates a string from it.

Method 2: Using the Assignment Operator

You can assign a char array to a string using the assignment operator (=). Here’s an example:

C++
#include <iostream>
#include <string>

int main() {
    char charArray[] = "Hello, World!";

    // Convert char array to string using assignment
    std::string str = charArray;

    std::cout << "String: " << str << std::endl;

    return 0;
}

In this method, the assignment operator assigns the value of the char array to the string.

Method 3: Using a Loop

You can manually iterate through the char array and append each character to a string. Here’s an example:

C++
#include <iostream>
#include <string>

int main() {
    char charArray[] = "Hello, World!";

    // Convert char array to string using a loop
    std::string str;
    for (int i = 0; charArray[i] != '\0'; ++i) {
        str += charArray[i];
    }

    std::cout << "String: " << str << std::endl;

    return 0;
}

In this method, a loop is used to iterate through the char array and append each character to the string until the null-terminator ('\0') is encountered.

Any of these methods can be used to convert a char array to a string in C++. Choose the one that best fits your needs and programming style.

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