How to accept multiple lines input from User in C?

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Old 06-07-2011
How to accept multiple lines input from User in C?

I want to accept multiple lines input with spaces from User and i have a working code like this.
char sRes[2000];
char sReq[1000];
 printf("Please enter request:");
 scanf("%[^\n]",sReq);           /* Accept the input from user */
 printf("\nPlease enter response:");

but the problem is "sReq" is accepting the input but "sRes" is not accepting. If i change the second scanf to scanf("%s",sRes); it is accepting input but not input with spaces.
Why? What's the reason? How to solve this?

---------- Post updated at 05:01 AM ---------- Previous update was at 03:47 AM ----------

Hurray! I got the answer.

Last edited by pludi; 06-07-2011 at 08:23 AM..
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Old 06-07-2011
Better to use fgets() than scanf() if all you want is a line.
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Old 06-07-2011
About "don't use scanf":
Question 12.20
# 4  
Old 06-08-2011
Try "gets" function!!
# 5  
Old 06-08-2011
About "don't use gets":
Question 12.23
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