The This Pointer

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The this pointer is a keyword for C++ therfore there is no library needed to implement this. And do not forget this is a pointer! So you cannot do:

 this.someMember();

As you access member functions or member variables from pointers using the arrow symbol -> :

this->someMember();

Other helpful links to the better understanding of the this pointer :

What is the 'this' pointer?

http://www.geeksforgeeks.org/this-pointer-in-c/

https://www.tutorialspoint.com/cplusplus/cpp_this_pointer.htm

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