Sep 30, 2011

C Program To Sort Names

Write a C program to read N names, store them in the form of an array and sort them in alphabetical order.Output the given names and the sorted names in two columns side by side with suitable heading.Program will sort the name strings using Bubble Sort technique. Read more about C Programming Language .


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#include <stdio.h>
#include <conio.h>
#include <string.h>

void main()
{
 char name[10][8], Tname[10][8], temp[8];
 int i, j, N;

 clrscr();

 printf("Enter the value of N\n");
 scanf("%d", &N);

 printf("Enter %d names\n", N);
 for(i=0; i< N ; i++)
 {
  scanf("%s",name[i]);
  strcpy (Tname[i], name[i]);
 }

 for(i=0; i < N-1 ; i++)
 {
  for(j=i+1; j< N; j++)
  {
   if(strcmpi(name[i],name[j]) > 0)
   {
    strcpy(temp,name[i]);
    strcpy(name[i],name[j]);
    strcpy(name[j],temp);
   }
  }
 }

 printf("\n----------------------------------------\n");
 printf("Input Names\tSorted names\n");
 printf("------------------------------------------\n");
 for(i=0; i< N ; i++)
 {
  printf("%s\t\t%s\n",Tname[i], name[i]);
 }
 printf("------------------------------------------\n");

}    /* End of main() */
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