2d array only acting like a flat array

Discussion in 'iOS Programming' started by jaybee2002, May 25, 2011.

  1. jaybee2002, May 25, 2011
    Last edited by a moderator: May 25, 2011

    jaybee2002 macrumors newbie

    May 25, 2011
    ok here is m¥ problem,
    i have a game which is using a 2d array to load up what the user has done previously (saving state) for each level, to do this i am using a 2d array.
    at the moment i have 5 levels and 36 values so save for each level so im using-

    and when on the level im loading using,

    for (i=1; i<=36; i++)
    squarepic[i] = gameState[level][i];
    and the oposite way round to save the game stat for the level.

    my problem arrises when i try and change between levels and the array seems to treat each level like they are the same so whatever has happened in level 1 moves over to level 2 and level 3 as if they were all the same level.

    anyone any idea why this could be happening.

    thanks jon
  2. Hansr macrumors 6502a

    Apr 1, 2007
  3. seepel macrumors 6502


    Dec 22, 2009
    Sounds like a simple logic error, where maybe you level variable isn't getting set correctly, so you end up accessing the same level rather than different ones? (P.S. 2D arrays are actually flat arrays... in memory at least. When I read the title I just had to mention it.)

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