The pointers and strings C program example, printing the string using pointer variable

 

 

Compiler: Visual C++ Express Edition 2005

Compiled on Platform: Windows 2003 Server Standard Edition

Header file: Standard

Additional library: none/default

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Other info:

To do: Displaying a string using pointer variable in C programming

To show: How to use the pointer variable to print a string in C programming

 

 

#include <stdio.h>

 

/* void pointer */

int func(void *thePtr);

 

int main(void)

{

/* assigning a string to the pointer variable */

char *theStr = "abcd1234";

/* function call */

func(theStr);

return 0;

}

int func(void *thePtr)

{

printf("%s\n", thePtr);

return 0;

}

 

Output example:

 

abcd1234

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