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Hi,

I know the + symbol is called an ^operator^ but what is the official
terminology for the . (dot) symbol and the -> symbol?
Jul 19 '05 #1
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TheFerryman wrote:
Hi,

I know the + symbol is called an ^operator^ but what is the official
terminology for the . (dot) symbol and the -> symbol?


These are also operators. Specifically, they are the member access
operators.

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Jul 19 '05 #2

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TheFerryman wrote:
Hi,

I know the + symbol is called an ^operator^ but what is the official
terminology for the . (dot) symbol and the -> symbol?


They are operators as well.

/beo

Jul 19 '05 #3

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TheFerryman <fe***@onthenet.com> wrote in message
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Hi,

I know the + symbol is called an ^operator^ but what is the official
terminology for the . (dot) symbol and the -> symbol?


Member selection operators. (The former applies
to a class, struct, or union, the latter to a
pointer to one of them.)

-Mike

Jul 19 '05 #4

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