Accepting a Variable in C without getting it displayed

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    In general C language, scanf and gets syntax is used to accept variables of both integer & character type from user,but the value of the variable displays on the screen,while the user types the value.Say,if we have to accept a password from user then,we can't let it displayed on screen,and allow to everyone see the password.So,Is there any syntax available in C that accepts variable of type integer or character without getting it displayed???

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    Quote Originally Posted by Diwaker View Post
    In general C language, scanf and gets syntax is used to accept variables of both integer & character type from user,but the value of the variable displays on the screen,while the user types the value.Say,if we have to accept a password from user then,we can't let it displayed on screen,and allow to everyone see the password.So,Is there any syntax available in C that accepts variable of type integer or character without getting it displayed???
    Depends on the platform (i.e. it isn't portable). You need to disable echoing in the terminal.
    Code:
    //try
    //{
    	if (a) do { f( b); } while(1);
    	else   do { f(!b); } while(1);
    //}

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    In my opinion try a search to the current forum.
    Keyword "password" you will find everything you need.

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