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Old 01-09-2008
Matching character

Alright, I am stuck here.

I have this variable that stores the word = HELLO and I have converted it it to -----
I have asked user to input one character at a time. SAy, if they enter E.
Therefore, I need to search 2nd character and input E there.
makes it -E--- (other checkings have been done)
I need to use while loop and if statement to do it. Wonder if anyone could help. Now I found matching character but I don't know how to output them into ----- variable.
# 2  
Old 01-09-2008
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Originally Posted by felixwhoals
Alright, I am stuck here.

I have this variable that stores the word = HELLO and I have converted it it to -----
I have asked user to input one character at a time. SAy, if they enter E.
Therefore, I need to search 2nd character and input E there.
makes it -E--- (other checkings have been done)
I need to use while loop and if statement to do it. Wonder if anyone could help. Now I found matching character but I don't know how to output them into ----- variable.
So what will it do when they enter 'L' first? Does it produce:
--L--
or
---L-
or
--LL-
?
# 3  
Old 01-09-2008
I need it to be --LL-

Thanks.. Hopefully you can help
 

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