Problem with char

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    Problem with char

    Hey, I'm new to C programming and am having trouble reading in characters from the keyboard. When I call the function (below), I can enter three characters before the compiler skips to the next part of my program. I know it should be very basic, but I'm not sure if its a problem with my laptop.

    Code:
    void char_test() {
        char a, b, c, d, e, f;
        
        scanf("%c",&a);
        scanf("%c",&b);
        scanf("%c",&c);
        scanf("%c",&d);
        scanf("%c",&e);
        scanf("%c",&f);
    }
    I've simplified it as much as I can to try to figure it out myself.

    Any help would be much appreciated.

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    Each one of those says to enter 1 character at a time. The enter key counts as one character.


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    Wow, thank you.

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