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Old 03-24-2002
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Hello.. this is a very stupid question..

How do I read a whole line (from standard input or a file) in c?

scanf() and fscanf() just reads until it finds a ' '

//Maestin
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Old 03-25-2002
Use fgets(). Beware of gets() which can also do this but doesn't check for array overflow. gets() is the cause of many security problems over the past decade.

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