July 16th, 2003, 11:50 AM
c++ scope operator
I am having difficulty understanding this piece of code.
the display function displays time in civilian or military format,
what does ClockView::civilian do?
July 16th, 2003, 12:15 PM
I'm guessing that civilian is a constant variable defined in the ClockView namespace. Please see using std namespace; what does it mean? for more about namespaces.
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July 16th, 2003, 12:19 PM
My guess is that ClockView contains an enumeration specifying different values for civilian and military.
Then, in your display function, you can test the parameter to see if it == civilian (0) or military (1) by accessing the enumeration using the scope resolution operator as follows: ClockView::civilian or ClockView::military.
civilian = 0,
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