Chapter 19. Class string and String Stream Processing

 

Suit the action to the word, the word to the action; with this special observance, that you o’erstep not the modesty of nature.

 
 --William Shakespeare
 

The difference between the almost-right word and the right word is really a large matter — it’s the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning.

 
 --Mark Twain
 

Mum’s the word.

 
 --Miguel de Cervantes
 

I have made this letter longer than usual, because I lack the time to make it short.

 
 --Blaise Pascal

OBJECTIVES

In this chapter you’ll learn:

  • To use class string from the C++ Standard Library to treat strings as full-fledged objects.

  • To assign, concatenate, compare, search and swap strings.

  • To determine string characteristics.

  • To find, replace ...

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