This is just a portion of my code and I know everything else works properly, but I need the code to check and see if the user entered a valid input (either 'H', 'S', or 'C'). I want the program to loop until the user inputs a valid variable, but when the user initially puts in one of the variables the program just hangs. It works fine if the user enters an invalid answer (it loops until a valid answer is entered) but then hangs again. Any ideas? I'm thinking the while loop is the issue...how do I get it to work? Thanks.
while ( ( status = getchar() ) != 'H' || 'S' || 'C' )
switch ( status )
case ' ':
default: /* Catches all characters that are not valid entries */
printf("Incorrect status value entered.\n");
printf("Enter a valid status value [H for hourly, S for salaried staff, or C for contractor]:\n");