I need to read from a file but withput using string...
I tried this...
// reading a text file

// reading a text file
#include <iostream>
#include <fstream>
#include <string>
using namespace std;
int main () {
char line[120];
ifstream myfile ("example.txt");
if (myfile.is_open())
while ( getline (myfile,line) )
cout << line << '\n';
else cout << "Unable to open file";
return 0;

It's still asking for string.. how can I make it work?

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If you really don't want to use a string object, you can read the file into your aray of char. It would be much better to use a string.


myfile.getline(line, 120);

Using it as the condition in a while loop isn't going to work.

thanks it works!!! :)

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