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    homework time

    im wanting to read in from 1 text file, and write to another, i want to take an ALL CAPS file

    ex) THIS IS MY FILE IT IS A BUNCH OF CRAP. BLAH
    BLAH BLAH, BLAH BLAH, BLAH BLAH!!!

    and write it to another so that it looks like this

    ex)This is my file it is a bunch of crap Blah
    blah blah, blah blah, blah blah!!!

    i wrote it, and im getting some wierd errors, im wanting to stick with stdio.h. but like i said, im getting some wierd errors...can you guys check out my code??

    THANKS!
    ****************
    Code:
    #include <stdio.h>
    
    int UPPERtoLOWER(int ch);
    void SearchString(char *sentence);
    
    int i = 0;
    
    int main()
    {
    	char sentence[500];
    	FILE *rptPTR;   /* file pointer to the report*/
    	FILE *updatePTR;   /* file pointer to the updated file*/
    
    	if (( rptPTR = fopen("report.txt", "r") ) == NULL )
    	{
    		printf("File could not be opened!\n");
    	}
    
    	if (( updatePTR = fopen("update.txt", "w") ) == NULL )
        {
    		printf("File could not be opened!\n");
        }
    	
    	else 
    	{
    		while(fgets(sentence, 500, rptPTR) != NULL)
    		{
    			printf("%s", sentence);
    		}
    
    		printf("\n");
    		
    		if (( updatePTR = fopen("update.txt", "w") ) == NULL )
    		{
    			printf("File could not be opened!\n");
    		}
    		
    		else
    		{
    			 
    
    			SearchString(sentence);
    			fwrite(sentence, sizeof(char), sizeof(sentence), updatePTR);
    		}
    		
    		fclose(rptPTR);
    		fclose(updatePTR);
    
    		printf("Your file has been updated!\nLook for update.txt\n");
    	}
    
    	return 0;
    }
    
    
    int UPPERtoLOWER(int ch)
    {
       if (( 'A' <= ch) && (ch <= 'Z' ))
       {
            return (ch - 'A' + 'a');
       }
    
       else
       {
            return ch;
       }
    }
    
    
    void SearchString(char *sentence)
    {
      char space = ' ';
      char period = '.';
      char exclam = '!';
      char questmk = '?';
      static int C=1;
    
      for (i = 0; sentence[i] != '\0'; i++)
      {
           if ((sentence[i] == period) || (sentence[i] == exclam) || (sentence[i] == questmk))
           {
              C=1;
           }
           if( C && 'A' <= sentence[i] && sentence[i] <= 'Z' ){
               C=0;
           }else{
               sentence[i] =(char)UPPERtoLOWER(sentence[i]);
           }
      }
    }
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    Is it just me, or does Krush's post resemble this one alot??

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    Same class.

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    we got it taken care of guys. Thanks!

    and for the record, colaboration isnt cheating, sharing code however is.
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