Write a C Program to implement Circular linked list operations

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C Program to implement Circular linked list


Write a C Program to implement Circular linked list operations. Here’s simple Menu Driven C Program to implement circular linked list operations like Creation, Insertion, Deletion, Display, Count, Add Node, Delete Node, Search, Reverse, etc.  in C Programming Language.


What is Linked List ?


Linked list is a linear data structure that contains sequence of elements such that each element links to its next element in the sequence. Each link contains a connection to another link.

Following are the important terms to understand the concept of Linked List.

  • Link − Each link of a linked list can store a data called an element.
  • Next − Each link of a linked list contains a link to the next link called Next.

Each element in a linked list is called as “Node”. Each node consists of its own data and the address of the next node and forms a chain. Linked Lists are used to create trees and graphs.


Basic Operations


Following are the basic operations supported by a list.

  • Insertion − Adds an element at the beginning of the list.
  • Deletion − Deletes an element at the beginning of the list.
  • Display − Displays the complete list.
  • Search − Searches an element using the given key.
  • Delete − Deletes an element using the given key.

Below is the source code for C Program to implement circular linked list operations which is successfully compiled and run on Windows System to produce desired output as shown below :


SOURCE CODE : :


/* C Program of implement circular linked list*/


#include<stdio.h>
#include<stdlib.h>

struct node
{
        int info;
        struct node *link;
};

struct node *create_list(struct node *last);
void display(struct node *last);
struct node *addtoempty(struct node *last,int data);
struct node *addatbeg(struct node *last,int data);
struct node *addatend(struct node *last,int data);
struct node *addafter(struct node *last,int data,int item);
struct node *del(struct node *last,int data);

int main( )
{
        int choice,data,item;
        struct node     *last=NULL;

        while(1)
        {
                printf("\n\n1.Create List\n");
                printf("2.Display\n");
                printf("3.Add to empty list\n");
                printf("4.Add at beginning\n");
                printf("5.Add at end\n");
                printf("6.Add after \n");
                printf("7.Delete\n");
                printf("8.Quit\n");

                printf("\nEnter your choice : ");
                scanf("%d",&choice);

                switch(choice)
                {
                 case 1:
                        last=create_list(last);
                        break;
                 case 2:
                        display(last);
                        break;
                 case 3:
                        printf("\nEnter the element to be inserted : ");
                        scanf("%d",&data);
                        last=addtoempty(last,data);
                        break;
                 case 4:
                        printf("\nEnter the element to be inserted : ");
                        scanf("%d",&data);
                        last=addatbeg(last,data);
                        break;
                 case 5:
                        printf("\nEnter the element to be inserted : ");
                        scanf("%d",&data);
                        last=addatend(last,data);
                        break;
                 case 6:
                        printf("\nEnter the element to be inserted : ");
                        scanf("%d",&data);
                        printf("\nEnter the element after which to insert : ");
                        scanf("%d",&item);
                        last=addafter(last,data,item);
                        break;
                 case 7:
                        printf("\nEnter the element to be deleted : ");
                        scanf("%d",&data);
                        last=del(last,data);
                        break;
                 case 8:
                        exit(1);
                 default:
                        printf("\nWrong choice\n");
                }/*End of switch*/
        }/*End of while*/

        return 0;

}/*End of main( )*/

struct node *create_list(struct node *last)
{
        int i,n,data;
        printf("\nEnter the number of nodes : ");
        scanf("%d",&n);
        last=NULL;
        if(n==0)
                return last;
        printf("Enter the element to be inserted : ");
        scanf("%d",&data);
        last=addtoempty(last,data);

        for(i=2;i<=n;i++)
        {
                printf("Enter the element to be inserted : ");
                scanf("%d",&data);
                last=addatend(last,data);
        }
        return last;
}/*End of create_list()*/

struct node *addtoempty(struct node *last,int data)
{
        struct node *tmp;
        tmp=(struct node *)malloc(sizeof(struct node));
        tmp->info=data;
        last=tmp;
        last->link=last;
        return last;
}/*End of addtoempty( )*/

struct node *addatbeg(struct node *last,int data)
{
        struct node *tmp;
        tmp=(struct node *)malloc(sizeof(struct node));
        tmp->info=data;
        tmp->link=last->link;
        last->link=tmp;
        return last;
}/*End of addatbeg( )*/

struct node *addatend(struct node *last,int data)
{
        struct node *tmp;
        tmp=(struct node *)malloc(sizeof(struct node));
        tmp->info=data;
        tmp->link=last->link;
        last->link=tmp;
        last=tmp;
        return last;
}/*End of addatend( )*/

struct node *addafter(struct node *last,int data,int item)
{
        struct node *tmp,*p;
        p=last->link;
        do
        {
                if(p->info==item)
                {
                        tmp=(struct node *)malloc(sizeof(struct node));
                        tmp->info=data;
                        tmp->link=p->link;
                        p->link=tmp;
                        if(p==last)
                                last=tmp;
                        return last;
                }
                p=p->link;
        }while(p!=last->link);
        printf("%d not present in the list\n",item);
        return last;
}/*End of addafter()*/

struct node *del(struct node *last,int data)
{
        struct node *tmp,*p;
        if(last==NULL)
        {
                printf("List is empty\n");
                return last;
        }
        /*Deletion of only node*/
        if(last->link==last && last->info==data)
        {
                tmp=last;
                last=NULL;
                free(tmp);
                return last;
        }
        /*Deletion of first node*/
        if(last->link->info==data)
        {
                tmp=last->link;
                last->link=tmp->link;
                free(tmp);
                return last;
        }
        /*Deletion in between*/
        p=last->link;
        while(p->link!=last)
        {
                if(p->link->info==data)
                {
                        tmp=p->link;
                        p->link=tmp->link;
                        free(tmp);
                        return last;
                }
                p=p->link;
        }
        /*Deletion of last node*/
        if(last->info==data)
        {
                tmp=last;
                p->link=last->link;
                last=p;
                free(tmp);
                return last;
        }
        printf("\nElement %d not found\n",data);
        return last;
}/*End of del( )*/

void display(struct node *last)
{
        struct node *p;
        if(last==NULL)
        {
                printf("\nList is empty\n");
                return;
        }
        p=last->link;
        do
        {
                printf("%d ",p->info);
                p=p->link;
        }while(p!=last->link);
        printf("\n");
}/*End of display( )*/

OUTPUT  : :


************* OUTPUT *****************


1.Create List
2.Display
3.Add to empty list
4.Add at beginning
5.Add at end
6.Add after
7.Delete
8.Quit

Enter your choice : 1

Enter the number of nodes : 3
Enter the element to be inserted : 1
Enter the element to be inserted : 2
Enter the element to be inserted : 3


1.Create List
2.Display
3.Add to empty list
4.Add at beginning
5.Add at end
6.Add after
7.Delete
8.Quit

Enter your choice : 2
1 2 3


1.Create List
2.Display
3.Add to empty list
4.Add at beginning
5.Add at end
6.Add after
7.Delete
8.Quit

Enter your choice : 3

Enter the element to be inserted : 2


1.Create List
2.Display
3.Add to empty list
4.Add at beginning
5.Add at end
6.Add after
7.Delete
8.Quit

Enter your choice : 2
2


1.Create List
2.Display
3.Add to empty list
4.Add at beginning
5.Add at end
6.Add after
7.Delete
8.Quit

Enter your choice : 4

Enter the element to be inserted : 1


1.Create List
2.Display
3.Add to empty list
4.Add at beginning
5.Add at end
6.Add after
7.Delete
8.Quit

Enter your choice : 2
1 2


1.Create List
2.Display
3.Add to empty list
4.Add at beginning
5.Add at end
6.Add after
7.Delete
8.Quit

Enter your choice : 5

Enter the element to be inserted : 3


1.Create List
2.Display
3.Add to empty list
4.Add at beginning
5.Add at end
6.Add after
7.Delete
8.Quit

Enter your choice : 2
1 2 3


1.Create List
2.Display
3.Add to empty list
4.Add at beginning
5.Add at end
6.Add after
7.Delete
8.Quit

Enter your choice : 6

Enter the element to be inserted : 4

Enter the element after which to insert : 3


1.Create List
2.Display
3.Add to empty list
4.Add at beginning
5.Add at end
6.Add after
7.Delete
8.Quit

Enter your choice : 2
1 2 3 4


1.Create List
2.Display
3.Add to empty list
4.Add at beginning
5.Add at end
6.Add after
7.Delete
8.Quit

Enter your choice : 7

Enter the element to be deleted : 1


1.Create List
2.Display
3.Add to empty list
4.Add at beginning
5.Add at end
6.Add after
7.Delete
8.Quit

Enter your choice : 2
2 3 4


1.Create List
2.Display
3.Add to empty list
4.Add at beginning
5.Add at end
6.Add after
7.Delete
8.Quit

Enter your choice : 8

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