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Using pointers in structures

Using pointers in structures: C: Data Structures, Pointers, and File Systems
Using pointers in structures: C: Data Structures, Pointers, and File Systems

Structures can have pointers as members and the entire structure can also be a pointer. Structure members that are pointer variables are accessed like any other structure member, effectively as a single variable. When a structure is declared as a pointer, the members are accessed by using the -> operator instead of the period, or dot, operator. When allocating memory for a structure pointer, ensure that you use the size of the structure to obtain the proper memory chunk in which to store the structure's data.

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Developer Programming Languages C

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