Sorting a given list ascendingly using an array type C++ code example

 

Compiler: Visual C++ Express Edition 2005

Compiled on Platform: Windows XP Pro SP2

Header file: Standard

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To do: Sorting a given list ascendingly using an array type in C++ programming

To show: How to sort a list ascendingly using array type in C++ programming

 

// a simple sorting program that sort a list of n integer numbers, entered by the user (ascending)

#include <iostream>

using namespace std;

 

#define maxsize 100

 

int main(void)

{

int temp, i, j, n, list[maxsize];

 

cout<<"\n--You are prompted to enter your list size.--";

cout<<"\n--Then, for your list size, you are prompted to enter--";

cout<<"\n--the element (integers) of your list.--";

cout<<"\n--Finally your list will be sorted ascending!!!--\n";

// enter the list's size

cout<<"\nEnter your list size: ";

// read the list's size

cin>>n;

// prompting the data from user store in the list

for(i=0; i<n; i++)

{

cout<<"Enter list's element #"<<i<<"-->";

cin>>list[i];

}

 

// do the sorting...

for(i=0; i<n-1; i++)

for(j=i+1; j<n; j++)

if(list[i] > list[j])

{

// These three lines swap the elements

// list[i] and list[j].

temp = list[i];

list[i] = list[j];

list[j] = temp;

}

cout<<"\nSorted list, ascending: ";

for(i=0; i<n; i++)

cout<<" "<<list[i];

cout<<endl;

return 0;

}

 

Output example:

 

--You are prompted to enter your list size.--

--Then, for your list size, you are prompted to enter--

--the element (integers) of your list.--

--Finally your list will be sorted ascending!!!--

Enter your list size: 5

Enter list's element #0-->23

Enter list's element #1-->20

Enter list's element #2-->45

Enter list's element #3-->67

Enter list's element #4-->10

Sorted list, ascending: 10 20 23 45 67

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