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can we consider fstream fin(filename), fstream to be class & fin to be class object?

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want to know about ifstream and ofstream.
Jan 30 '18 #1
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weaknessforcats
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No you cannot.

fin is a function name. It returns an fstream object. You cannot use that object as a reference. What you do is create your own fstream object using the copy constructor of fstream. Then you can use your object as a reference.

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  1. fstream myobj = fin("some file name");
Jan 31 '18 #2

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