# Trie | (Display Content)

Trie is an efficient information retrieval data structure. In our previous post on trie we have discussed about basics of trie and how to insert and search a key in trie. In this post we will discuss about displaying all of the content of a trie. That is, to display all of the keys present in the Trie.

Examples:

```Input: If Trie is      root
/   \    \
t   a     b
|   |     |
h   n     y
|   |  \  |
e   s  y  e
/  |   |
i  r   w
|  |   |
r  e   e
|
r
Output: Contents of Trie:
any
bye
their
there
```

## Recommended: Please try your approach on {IDE} first, before moving on to the solution.

The idea to do this is to start traversing from the root node of trie, whenever we find a NON-NULL child node, we add parent key of child node in the “string str” at the current index(level) and then recursively call the same process for the child node and same goes on till we find the node which is a leafnode, which actually marks the end of the string.
Below is the C++ implementation of above idea:

 `// CPP program to display content of Trie ` `#include ` `#include ` `#define alpha_size 26 ` `#define ARRAY_SIZE(a) sizeof(a) / sizeof(a) ` ` `  `using` `namespace` `std; ` ` `  `// Trie node ` `struct` `TrieNode  ` `{ ` `    ``struct` `TrieNode* children[alpha_size]; ` ` `  `    ``bool` `isLeaf; ` `}; ` ` `  `// Returns new trie node (initialized to NULLs) ` `struct` `TrieNode* createNode() ` `{ ` `    ``struct` `TrieNode* pNode = ``new` `TrieNode; ` ` `  `    ``for` `(``int` `i = 0; i < alpha_size; i++) ` `        ``pNode->children[i] = NULL; ` ` `  `    ``pNode->isLeaf = ``false``; ` ` `  `    ``return` `pNode; ` `}; ` ` `  `// function to insert a node in Trie ` `void` `insert_node(``struct` `TrieNode* root, ``char``* key) ` `{ ` `    ``int` `level; ` `    ``int` `length = ``strlen``(key); ` `    ``struct` `TrieNode* pCrawl = root; ` ` `  `    ``for` `(level = 0; level < length; level++)  ` `    ``{ ` `        ``int` `index = key[level] - ``'a'``; ` ` `  `        ``if` `(pCrawl->children[index] == NULL) ` `            ``pCrawl->children[index] = createNode(); ` ` `  `        ``pCrawl = pCrawl->children[index]; ` `    ``} ` ` `  `    ``pCrawl->isLeaf = ``true``; ` `} ` ` `  `// function to check if current node is leaf node or not ` `bool` `isLeafNode(``struct` `TrieNode* root) ` `{ ` `    ``return` `root->isLeaf != ``false``; ` `} ` ` `  `// function to display the content of Trie ` `void` `display(``struct` `TrieNode* root, ``char` `str[], ``int` `level) ` `{ ` `    ``// If node is leaf node, it indicates end ` `    ``// of string, so a null character is added ` `    ``// and string is displayed ` `    ``if` `(isLeafNode(root))  ` `    ``{ ` `        ``str[level] = ``'\0'``; ` `        ``cout << str << endl; ` `    ``} ` ` `  `    ``int` `i; ` `    ``for` `(i = 0; i < alpha_size; i++)  ` `    ``{ ` `        ``// if NON NULL child is found ` `        ``// add parent key to str and ` `        ``// call the display function recursively ` `        ``// for child node ` `        ``if` `(root->children[i])  ` `        ``{ ` `            ``str[level] = i + ``'a'``; ` `            ``display(root->children[i], str, level + 1); ` `        ``} ` `    ``} ` `} ` ` `  `// Driver program to test above functions ` `int` `main() ` `{ ` `    ``// Keys to be inserted in Trie ` `    ``char` `keys[] = { ``"the"``, ``"a"``, ``"there"``, ``"answer"``, ` `                       ``"any"``, ``"by"``, ``"bye"``, ``"their"` `}; ` ` `  `    ``struct` `TrieNode* root = createNode(); ` ` `  `    ``// Inserting keys in Trie ` `    ``for` `(``int` `j = 0; j < ARRAY_SIZE(keys); j++) ` `        ``insert_node(root, keys[j]); ` ` `  `    ``int` `level = 0; ` `    ``char` `str; ` ` `  `    ``// Displaying content of Trie ` `    ``cout << ``"Content of Trie: "` `<< endl; ` `    ``display(root, str, level); ` `} `

Output:

```Content of Trie:
a
any
by
bye
the
their
there
```

NOTE: The above algorithm displays the content of Trie in Lexographically Sorted order.

Some useful applications of Trie are:

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