# Chapter 14 : Accessing Variable through Pointers¶

## Example: 1, Page Number: 5.107¶

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#Program to accessing through variable pointer

from ctypes import c_int

#Local definition
a = 22
a = c_int(a) # ctype datatype declaration

b = 2.25
b = c_float(b) # ctype datatype declaration

#Pointer variables
a_po=pointer(a)
b_po=pointer(b)

# 'id' is a address of letter and it represents the address of the variable
a = id(a)
b = id(b)

#Result
print "\nValue of a = %d" %a_po
print "\nValue of b = %.2f" %b_po

Value of a = 22

Value of b = 2.25


## Example: 2, Page Number: 5.108¶

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#Program to print address and value of variable

from ctypes import c_int

#Local definition
a = 22
a = c_int(a) # ctype datatype declaration

#Pointer variables
a_po=pointer(a)

# 'id' is a address of letter and it represents the address of the variable
a = id(a)

#Result
print "\n Value of a = %d" %a_po
print "\n Address of a = %u" %id(a)
print "\n Value at address %u = %d" %(id(a),a_po)

 Value of a = 22

Value at address 4344066728 = 22


## Example: 3, Page Number: 5.108¶

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# Program to print value and address of variable

from ctypes import c_int

#Local definition
a = 22
b = c_int(a) # ctype datatype declaration

#Pointer variable
b_po=pointer(b)

# 'id' is a address of letter and it represents the address of the variable
b = id(a)

#Result
print "\n Value of a = %d" %a
print "\n Value of a = %d" %(c_int(a).value)
print "\n Value of a = %d" %b_po
print "\n Address of a = %u" %id(a)
print "\n Address of a = %u" %b
print "\n Address of a = %u" %id(b)
print "\n Value of b = address of a = %u" %b

 Value of a = 22

Value of a = 22

Value of a = 22

Value of b = address of a = 4298180848


## Example: 4, Page Number: 5.109¶

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#Program to illustrate pointer to pointer

from ctypes import c_int

#Local definition
a = 22
b = c_int(a) # ctype datatype declaration
c = c_int(a) # ctype datatype declaration

#Pointer variable
b_po = pointer(b)
c_po = pointer(b_po) # c_po is a pointer to another pointer

# 'id' is a address of letter and it represents the address of the variable
b = id(a)
c = id(b)

#Result
print "\n Value of a is %d" %a
print "\n Value of a is %d" %(c_int(a).value)

 Value of a is 22

Value of a is 22