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C++ Why is this not working properly (.find)

jonnyboy23

New Coder
Code:
int main() {
    string happy = "24 1.99 42";
    int loc = happy.find(" "), loc2 = happy.find(" ", loc + 1, loc + 5);
    cout << "LOC 1: " << loc << endl;
    cout << "LOC 2: " << loc2 << endl;

    return 0;
}

So I am attempting to find the two locations of the spaces
My first value comes out as index 2, so that is correct
However, loc2 comes out as -1 instead of 7
 

cbreemer

King Coder
I think you need to split this line

int loc = happy.find(" "), loc2 = happy.find(" ", loc + 1, loc + 5);

into two :

int loc = happy.find(" "); int loc2 = happy.find(" ", loc + 1, loc + 5);

See if that works and then we'll try to understand it 🙂
 
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