Re: get last char in a string

"Daniel" <>
Wed, 11 Jun 2008 05:12:42 -0500
Where do I get documentation on all this? When I search the msdn library
that comes with Visual Studio, I find only those functions that work with
char str[] types. What function do I need to use to get the length of a
value of type std::string?


"Giovanni Dicanio" <> wrote in message

"Daniel" <> ha scritto nel messaggio

Now I can't use the _itoa_s function because it requires a char type.
What function could I use to convert an integer value to a std::string
value. I tried to use a cast but it would not work.

You may use code like this:


#include <string> // string
#include <sstream> // ostringstream

// Convert int to STL string
std::string ToString( int n )
   std::ostringstream os;
   os << n;
   return os.str();


and use like this:

 std::string s = ToString( 10 );

Or you may use an implementation based on C sprintf:


// Convert int to STL string
std::string ToString( int n )
   char buf[ 100 ]; // Big enough buffer
   sprintf( buf, "%d", n );
   return std::string( buf );



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