C Program to Sort the N Names in an Alphabetical Order

This C Program sorts the names in an alphabetical order. The program accepts names & then sorts the names in an alphabetical order using string operation.

Here is source code of the C program to sort the names in an alphabetical order. The C program is successfully compiled and run on a Linux system. The program output is also shown below.

  1. /*
  2.  * C program to read N names, store them in the form of an array
  3.  * and sort them in alphabetical order. Output the given names and
  4.  * the sorted names in two columns side by side.
  5.  */
  6. #include <stdio.h>
  7. #include <string.h>
  8.  
  9. void main()
  10. {
  11.     char name[10][8], tname[10][8], temp[8];
  12.     int i, j, n;
  13.  
  14.     printf("Enter the value of n \n");
  15.     scanf("%d", &n);
  16.     printf("Enter %d names n", \n);
  17.     for (i = 0; i < n; i++)
  18.     {
  19.         scanf("%s", name[i]);
  20.         strcpy(tname[i], name[i]);
  21.     }
  22.     for (i = 0; i < n - 1 ; i++)
  23.     {
  24.         for (j = i + 1; j < n; j++)
  25.         {
  26.             if (strcmp(name[i], name[j]) > 0)
  27.             {
  28.                 strcpy(temp, name[i]);
  29.                 strcpy(name[i], name[j]);
  30.                 strcpy(name[j], temp);
  31.             }
  32.         }
  33.     }
  34.     printf("\n----------------------------------------\n");
  35.     printf("Input NamestSorted names\n");
  36.     printf("------------------------------------------\n");
  37.     for (i = 0; i < n; i++)
  38.     {
  39.         printf("%s\t\t%s\n", tname[i], name[i]);
  40.     }
  41.     printf("------------------------------------------\n");
  42. }


$ cc pgm32.c
$ a.out
Enter the value of n
7
Enter 7 names
heap
stack
queue
object
class
program
project
 
----------------------------------------
Input Names    Sorted names
------------------------------------------
heap           class
stack          heap
queue          object
object         program
class          project
program        queue
project        stack
------------------------------------------

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