< cpp‎ | utility
Defined in header <utility>

    class T1,
    class T2

> struct pair;

std::pair is a struct template that provides a way to store two heterogeneous objects as a single unit. A pair is a specific case of a std::tuple with two elements.


[edit] Template parameters

T1, T2 - the types of the elements that the pair stores.

[edit] Member types

Member type Definition
first_type T1
second_type T2

[edit] Member objects

Member name Type
first T1
second T2

[edit] Member functions

constructs new pair
(public member function)
assigns the contents
(public member function)
swaps the contents
(public member function)

[edit] Non-member functions

creates a pair object of type, defined by the argument types
(function template)
lexicographically compares the values in the pair
(function template)
specializes the std::swap algorithm
(function template)
accesses an element of a pair
(function template)

[edit] Helper classes

obtains the size of a pair
(class template specialization)
obtains the type of the elements of pair
(class template specialization)

[edit] See also

implements fixed size container, which holds elements of possibly different types
(class template)