I need to read data from a file given to me by using an array.
Data in file looks like this: "Jones C A B B D A B C A A C B A D D C A C A D

I'm making an Exam Grader program but I am not sure how to skip the last name and just read the answers.

Here's what I'm thinking: Hope it helps!

#include <fstream>
#include <iostream>
#include <stdlib.h>

using namespace std;

int main(void){
    String learnerName;   //learner name stored in the string
    char grades[] = {\0};    //char array to read grades

    ifstream fromFile("Filename.txt", ios::in);  //stream to open and read file

    if(fromFile.fail()){   //check if file was succesfully opened
        cerr << "***Could not open file!***" << endl;

    fromFile >> learnerName;  //get name of the leaner  

    int counter = 0;
    while(!fromFile.eof()){    //read the grades after the learner name
        fromFile >> grades[counter]; //continue from after the last name

    int array_length = sizeof(grades)  / sizeof(grades[0]);  //find length of array
    for(int i = 0; i < ){  //print out grades of learner + name
        cout << "Name: " << learnerName << endl;
        cout << grades[i] << " "; 

    return 0;
}  //end main(void);

Your problem is that

char grades[]

don´t have the required space of memory.

Try something like:

char grades[100];

and be sure that


is alway below 99.

Edited 2 Years Ago by Maritimo

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