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    Question ---->help With Opening External Files<-----

    I need a way for the user to enter a file name and i am able to open it with in the loop i am doing something like
    fopen ("%s", file_name, "r");

    thanks for the help



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    What you need to do is store the file name into a string and then open that string.

    char FileName[128] = "test.txt";
    FILE *infile = fopen(FileName, "r");

    This will open the file. You do not need to use "%s" like you do in printf.
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