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how to insert a string in vector c++

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vector <string> mystring;
mystring.push_back("Hello World");
but when i print after the insertion then i get ("hello") and ("World") as different string.
i need to get ("Hello World ") As one string..
pls help me..
Feb 25 '17 #1
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You are not pushing back a string. "Hello world" is a const char*.

With function overloading, there are many push_back methods and the one used is based on the argument you provide.


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  1. string obj("Hello World");
  2. mystring.push_back(obj);
The push_back with a const char* argument stops pushing when it gets a whitespace byte. Just like it should if this were C. So you push Hello and it stops.

What is called a string in C is not a string in C++. In C++ a string means a string object. In C++ a C-string is just a \0 terminated array of char.
Feb 25 '17 #2

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