Trouble Printing out Array

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    Trouble Printing out Array

    I was able to have the user enter in their desired letter but I have a problem with printing out the arrays. Here is what I have:
    Code:
        for(i=0; i<SIZE; i++)
        {
        StoreUserLetter[i]=GetGuess();
        }
        printf("%c", StoreUserLetter[i]);
    The variable SIZE is to keep the user from entering a certain amount of character if anyone is curious.
    and here is the user defined function:
    Code:
    char GetGuess()
    {
        char guessofuser;
        printf("Enter your guess: ");
        scanf(" %c", &guessofuser);
        return guessofuser;
    }
    What could be wrong? It does not print out anything.
    Last edited by denZer; 11-05-2011 at 11:32 PM.

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    But how many time u r trying to run your printf.. what is the value of SIZE here. if we take SIZE=20;
    then the last character of loop will be work... isn't it. Please clear it.... wht u want 2 see?

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    Just 5 times as a test, I already did #define SIZE 5.

    It should display all 5 characters but it doesn't; instead it displays a hieroglyphic like symbol.
    Last edited by denZer; 11-06-2011 at 12:05 AM.

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    > printf("%c", StoreUserLetter[i]);
    You're printing the subscript of an array when the loop has exited (i >= SIZE) now.

    Use another loop.
    Code:
        for(i=0; i<SIZE; i++)
        {
        StoreUserLetter[i]=GetGuess();
        }
    
        printf("You guessed:");
        for(i=0; i<SIZE; i++)
        {
        printf("%c", StoreUserLetter[i]);
        }
        printf("\n");
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    Here is what I came up with:
    Code:
        while(i<SIZE)
        {
        StoreUserLetter[i]=GetGuess();
        printf("\n%c", StoreUserLetter[i]);
        i++;
        }
    The thing is, I rather have all the letters printed out after the user enters 5 characters. How can I approach to doing this?

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    Quote Originally Posted by denZer View Post
    The thing is, I rather have all the letters printed out after the user enters 5 characters. How can I approach to doing this?
    You might try reading the answers already posted, for starters. Salem's last post has already answered this.
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    Oh wow, sorry. It was late at night and I thought Salem was just quoting me, my fault.

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