Reading from standard input and writing characters and strings to standard output using scanf()/scanf_s() and printf() C functions

 

 

Compiler: Visual C++ Express Edition 2005

Compiled on Platform: Windows XP Pro SP2

Header file: Standard

Additional library: none/default

Additional project setting: Set project to be compiled as C

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To do: Reading from standard input and writing characters and strings to standard output using scanf()/scanf_s() and printf() C functions

To show: How to read from standard input and write to standard output, characters and strings using scanf()/scanf_s() and printf() C functions

 

 

// Reading characters and strings

#include <stdio.h>

 

int main(void)

{

char x = 'a', y[20];

 

printf("Enter a string (max 19): ");

/* scanf("%c%s", &x, y); */

/* read a character and then a string */

scanf_s("%c%s", &x, 1, y, 20);

printf("The input was: \n");

printf("the character \"%c\" ", x);

printf("and the string \"%s\"\n", y);

 

return 0;

}

 

Output example:

 

Enter a string (max 19): Thisismystring!

The input was:

the character "T" and the string "hisismystring!"

Press any key to continue . . .

 

 

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