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Hi, I am looping through a list, and erasing the element I am at. Then move onto the element after the removed element. Something like this:
list<RECT>::iterator itCheckRECT=lstRects.begin();
while( itCheckRECT!=lstRects.end() )
	//check if rects overlap						
	bool bResult=rectOverlap(RECTa,RECTb);
	{											//do stuff
		recClosestRect.top=RECTb.top;							recClosestRect.left=RECTb.left;							recClosestRect.right=RECTb.right;						recClosestRect.bottom=RECTb.bottom;

                //do other stuff

My problem is that instead of going to the next item in the list it skips an element, eg shown in order when looping:
checkRect Top=0 Left=0 Right=256 Bottom=32       //1st
checkRect Top=32 Left=0 Right=128 Bottom=160     //skipped   //4th
checkRect Top=32 Left=128 Right=256 Bottom=64    //2nd
checkRect Top=64 Left=128 Right=192 Bottom=128   //skipped   //missed completely
checkRect Top=64 Left=192 Right=224 Bottom=192   //3rd

It does erase the elements I want it to though. Anyone able to help?

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