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Hello,

Please how can display quotes with a C program:


Code:
fprintf(f," Hello "World"");

in the file i'd like to have Hello "World"

Thank you so much.
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Code:
fprintf(f," Hello "World"");

When the compiler sees this, it sees " Hello "World"" as three things - a string " Hello ", the token World and an empty string, "". To get it to recognise the middle quotes as part of the string, as opposed to the end/start of the string, you need to escape them with the \ character (just like you use \n and the compiler recognizes you mean a newline, not the letter 'n'):


Code:
fprintf(f," Hello \"World\"");

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