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cntthnko1 23Feb2010 07:01

[ILINK32 Error] Error: Unresolved external

//Ripal Bhatt
#include <iostream>
using namespace std;

int main()

  float month1, inch1, month2, inch2, month3, inch3;

  float avg;

  cout << "Type the first month.";
  cin >> month1;
  cout << "Type the inches of rainfall for the first month. ";
  cin >> inch1;
  cout << "Type the second month. ";
  cin >> month2;
  cout << "Type the inches of rainfall for the second month. ";
  cin >> inch2;
  cout << "Type the third month. ";
  cin >> month3;
  cout << "Type the inches of rainfall for the third month. ";
  cin >> inch3;

  avg = (inch1 + inch2 + inch3) / 3;

  cout << "The average rainfall for " << month1 << ", " << month2 << ", and " << month3 << "is " << avg << "inches.";

  return 0;

I'm getting "[ILINK32 Error] Error: Unresolved external '__InitVCL' referenced from C:\PROGRAM FILES (X86)\EMBARCADERO\RAD STUDIO\7.0\LIB\CP32MTI.LIB|crtlvcl" error.

cntthnko1 23Feb2010 08:17

Re: [ILINK32 Error] Error: Unresolved external
I'm trying to make it add 3 different numbers, 3 inches and find the average.

when i run it, i get a command prompt asking, "Type the first month." And i type "April." When i press Enter i see all the things things in the quotations in my code up there.

shouldnt it ask my to type the inches?

virxen 23Feb2010 13:30

Re: [ILINK32 Error] Error: Unresolved external
you type April?
if you want to enter strings do not use float variables



  char month1[15],month2[15],month3[15];
  float inch1,inch2,inch3;

sganesh 23Feb2010 15:15

Re: [ILINK32 Error] Error: Unresolved external
Normally this error will come when we are combining more than one files. So it is your library file problem. when it is try to include in your program it gets this error.

cntthnko1 23Feb2010 21:30

Re: [ILINK32 Error] Error: Unresolved external
ty so much virxen, can you explain to me how you figured that out? what do you mean strings? is strings only letters? and float,double, long double, is for numbers? im new at this, thank you again.

virxen 24Feb2010 03:52

Re: [ILINK32 Error] Error: Unresolved external
Type Bytes Bits Range
short int 2 16 -16,384 -> +16,383 (16kb)
unsigned short int 2 16 0 -> +32,767 (32Kb)
unsigned int 4 16 0 -> +4,294,967,295 ( 4Gb)
int 4 32 -2,147,483,648 -> +2,147,483,647 ( 2Gb)
long int 4 32 -2,147,483,648 -> +2,147,483,647 ( 2Gb)
signed char 1 8 -128 -> +127
unsigned char 1 8 0 -> +255
float 4 32
double 8 64
long double 12 96

float is number but can take demical part
double the same as float but with more digits.
can contain letters,numbers,characters.
"123" is a valid string(always inside quotes)
but it is not a number.
For example You can not add it to a number as it is.
"123" is different from 123

cntthnko1 24Feb2010 06:47

Re: [ILINK32 Error] Error: Unresolved external
Whats a character? Like #$^&^*?
if i type

cout << "123";

and if i type

cout << 123;

does that make any sense? how is it difference?

you said "123" is a string and not a number... how do i add it if i ask someone to keyboard back to me a number. and if they type back 123, is that a number or a string?

virxen 24Feb2010 12:32

Re: [ILINK32 Error] Error: Unresolved external
the only difference is in mathematics
when you print "123" you get 123 on the screen
if you print 123 you still get 123 on the screen.

but when you say:
"123"*123 it's wrong
123*123 is correct.

when you want to check if two number are equal
you say
if (a==123){}
but for strings
if (strcmp(a,"123")==0){}

when a user enter data from the keyborad
if he enters 123 is it string or number?
it depends on the data type of the variable you are asking.

for example
int a=0;
cin>>a; //enter 123 --->it's a number

char a[30];
cin>>a //enter 123 --->it's a string --->"123\0"
character \0 is used to informs as that a string ends here

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