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nlohmann::basic_json::operator""_json_pointer

json_pointer operator "" _json_pointer(const char* s, std::size_t n);

This operator implements a user-defined string literal for JSON Pointers. It can be used by adding _json_pointer to a string literal and returns a json_pointer object if no parse error occurred.

Parameters

s (in)
a string representation of a JSON Pointer
n (in)
length of string s

Return value

json_pointer value parsed from s

Exceptions

The function can throw anything that json_pointer::json_pointer would throw.

Complexity

Linear.

Examples

Example

The following code shows how to create JSON Pointers from string literals.

#include <iostream>
#include <iomanip>
#include <nlohmann/json.hpp>

using json = nlohmann::json;

int main()
{
    json j = R"( {"hello": "world", "answer": 42} )"_json;
    auto val = j["/hello"_json_pointer];

    std::cout << std::setw(2) << val << '\n';
}

Output:

"world"

See also

Version history

  • Added in version 2.0.0.

Last update: May 1, 2022
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