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jLeslie

Global variables within a class, or something like that

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OK, say I have 4 classes, A,B,C, and D. Now A has a pointer to D, and an array of B, which has an array of C. Now I need to know how I can get B and C both to have a pointer to the D class that is stored within A without having to declare a pointer to it within B and C and setting it all up. I think you do it using static, but I can''t get it to work yet. I get some linker errors and what not. Can anyone post some examples of how this is done?

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Well. u can declare a global pointer of D and extern to other files. Or u can send in the pointer of D by reference to both B and C.If u use static u must declare in both the .H and .CPP

///.H
class A {
public:
static int *myint;
};


// .CPP
int A::myint = 0;


This will avoid your linking error.

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Ok, but how would I declare it in the CPP if the static member is a pointer to a class contained within another class, would I just declare it as NULL then have a function to initialize it?


P.S. I don''t have my code with me so I can''t fiddle around with it yet

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