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Pritam Chatterjee
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how and why to use copy constructors? Example


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Campbell Ritchie
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To create an object identical to the original one.
To prevent the original being altered.Rather than returning the “real” account, you are returning a copy. That allows code to play with the account object without altering the original account object.
Pritam Chatterjee
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thanks..
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You’re welcome
 
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