gotoxy(); help!!

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    gotoxy(); help!!

    Hi!
    I try to use gotoxy function in my c programs but it doesn't work,Can I ask for a help?what is the proper use of gotoxy and its corresponding header file?
    thanks!!!

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    gotoxy is not a standard C function, therefore you'll need other libraries for that, for example OS specific API's. The FAQ contains an example how this could be done in a Windows program.
    I might be wrong.

    Thank you, anon. You sure know how to recognize different types of trees from quite a long way away.
    Quoted more than 1000 times (I hope).

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    Filipino professors are really dumb cause they always asks us to use non C standard functions

    Anyhow use this function as an alternative
    Code:
    void gotoxy(int x, int y)
    {
      COORD coord;
      coord.X = x;
      coord.Y = y;
      SetConsoleCursorPosition(GetStdHandle(STD_OUTPUT_HANDLE), coord);
    }

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