How do I insert a character into a number array? Is it possible? a and b are constants.

```
for(int i = 0; i <n; i++)
{
pointer[i] = new int[n];
}
for(int i=0;i<n;i++)
{
for(int j=0;j<n;j++)
{
pointer[i][j]=1;/
pointer[a][b]="*"; //<----
}
}
```