formating screen information

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    formating screen information

    how do I get input on a certain spot on a screen

    i want to do a printf then go back to after where it says USER INPUT.

    not ask question buy question but display everthing then go down in order

    First NAME: USER INPUT
    SECOND NAME: USER INPUT
    THIRD NAME: USER INPUT

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    There's no standard way to do that. What compiler/OS are you using?
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    compiler

    I am using gcc for linux

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    Question somthing like this

    Something like this ???

    printf("\n\nFIRSTNAME:\n LASTNAME:\n SSN:");
    for (i = i; i <= 150; i++)
    { printf("\b"); }
    scanf("%s",upc);
    scanf("%s",upc);

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    Is there a way to move curser to a certain point on screen?

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    Originally posted by freeman_peterso
    Is there a way to move curser to a certain point on screen?
    Did you read Salem's link ?
    http://web.cs.mun.ca/~rod/ncurses/ncurses.html#stdscr
    When all else fails, read the instructions.
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