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HELP in STRING. counting words

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    HELP in STRING. counting words

    help..my c program is counting "SPACE" i dont want to count it as "Word" can anybody help??

    here's my code:

    Code:
    #include<stdio.h>
    #include<ctype.h>
    #include<string.h>
    
    int main(){
        
    char str[1000], p;
    int i, count=1;
    
    printf("Enter a string: ");
    gets(str);
    
        for (i=0; str[i]!='\0'; i++){
            if(str[i]==' '){
                count++;
            }
        }
    
    
    printf("There are %d words\n\n",count);
    
        for (i=0; str[i]!='\0'; i++){
            if(str[i]==' '){
                printf("\n");
            } 
            else{
                printf("%c", str[i]);
            }
        }
        
    printf("\n");
    
    return 0;
    
    
    }

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    What is the problem?

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    Quote Originally Posted by camel-man View Post
    What is the problem?
    problem is, when i type a word/ sentence with more space inside, it count the space as word.

    example:

    red(space)(space)is(space)color.

    there are 4 words:
    red

    is
    color


    but it is only 3 words...help pls...

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    if next character is not space

    ex.

    Code:
        for (i=0; str[i]!='\0'; i++){
                    if(str[i]==' '&& str[i+1]!=' '){
                       count++;
                        }
                     }
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