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std::multimap::empty

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bool empty() const;

Checks if the container has no elements, i.e. whether begin() == end().

Contents

[edit] Parameters

(none)

[edit] Return value

true if the container is empty, false otherwise

[edit] Exceptions

(none) (until C++11)
noexcept specification:  
noexcept
  
(since C++11)

[edit] Complexity

Constant.

[edit] Example

The following code uses empty to check if a std::multimap<int, int> contains any elements:

#include <map>
#include <iostream>
#include <utility>
 
int main()
{
    std::multimap<int, int> numbers;
    std::cout << "Initially, numbers.empty(): " << numbers.empty() << '\n';
 
    numbers.emplace(42, 13);
    numbers.insert(std::make_pair(13317, 123));  
    std::cout << "After adding elements, numbers.empty(): " << numbers.empty() << '\n';
}

Output:

Initially, numbers.empty(): 1
After adding elements, numbers.empty(): 0

See also

returns the number of elements
(public member function) [edit]