Hey guys. I have a two part homework assignment. It involves reading a text file, creating a structure, and writing the results into a new text file.

I have completed the first program and according to my TA it is 100%. My issue is I ran into a mental block on this 2nd program and I just really can't figure out what to do.

Homeworkhttp://faculty.cs.niu.edu/~byrnes/csci240/pgms/240pgm10.htm

My 1st program:

#include <iomanip>
#include <iostream>
#include <fstream>
#include <ctype.h>
#include <math.h>
using namespace std;


struct playerinfo
{
    char playername[25];
    int goalsscored;
    int assists;
    int shots;
};

void makeplayer (char *inputline, playerinfo &player);



int main()
{

ifstream inputfile; //the file we read from

inputfile.open( "players.txt" );  
	if( inputfile.fail() )  //error checking
	{
		cout << "players.txt failed to open";
		exit(-1);
	}
	
ofstream outputfile;  //the file to write to

outputfile.open( "team.txt", ios::binary ); 
	if( inputfile.fail() )  //error checking
	{
		cout << "team.txt failed to open";
		exit(-1);
	}



playerinfo player;
char line[81];  //length of line of text

inputfile.getline (line,80);

	while (inputfile)  //reads each line of the file
	{
	makeplayer (line,player);
	outputfile.write( (char *) &player, sizeof(player) );
	inputfile.getline (line,80);  //returns back to structure
	} 

inputfile.close ();
outputfile.close ();

return 0;
}

void makeplayer (char *inputline, playerinfo &player)  //make char function
	{
	char *s1;  //pointers used to read the lines of text in the file
	char *s2;
	char *s3;

	
	s1 = strchr(inputline,':'); //finds the first ":"
	*s1 = '\0';
	strcpy(player.playername,inputline); //copy the line
	
	s2 = strchr(s1+1,':');  //finds the second ":"
	*s2 = '\0';  //null
	player.goalsscored = atoi(s1+1); //converts string to a numerical format
	
	
	s3 = strchr (s2+1,':');  //finds the third ":'
	*s3 = '\0'; //null
	player.assists = atoi(s2+1);
	
	player.shots = atoi(s3+1); //finds the 4th and final segment of information in the line of text
	
	}

My 2nd program that I need help with:

#include <iomanip>
#include <iostream>
#include <fstream>
#include <ctype.h>
#include <math.h>
using namespace std;


int buildArray (playerinfo, playerar[]);  //array that will be used to organize the new information in teams.txt




int main()
{
ifstream inputfile; //the file we read from

inputfile.open( "team.txt", ios::binary );  //opens the new file we just created in the previous program  
	if( inputfile.fail() )
	{
		cout << "team.txt failed to open";  //error checking
		exit(-1);
	}

}

Thank you for the link, this looks like it might clear up a few things for me.

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