Spacing between printf statements

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    Spacing between printf statements

    Hello I was just wondering how I could leave a line between printf statements. For the code below.

    Code:
    printf("Hello\n");
    printf("How are you?\n");
    The output will appear on the screen as
    Code:
    Hello
    How are you?
    but I want it appear it as
    Code:
    Hello
    
    How are you?
    I would like to skip 1 or more lines. I would appreciate any help anyone can give.

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    Code:
    printf("Hello\n\nHow are you?\n");
    '\n' is the newline character.
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    Try using another newline:

    Code:
    printf("Hello\n\n");
    printf("How are you?\n");

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    There's a function for just this very thing! Call it with an empty string:
    Code:
    puts( "" );



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    putchar('\n');

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    Code:
    std::cout << std::endl;
    No, wait...

    Oh! If you want to add an extra new line in the output, just put it in the source code! Change:
    Code:
    printf("Hello\n");
    printf("How are you?\n");
    to
    Code:
    printf("Hello\n");
    
    printf("How are you?\n");
    Right? Right!?!
    Last edited by SlyMaelstrom; 08-03-2006 at 01:10 AM.
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    Code:
    printf("Hello\n         <spaces until output wraps to next line>");
    printf("How are you?\n");
    Just don't change the width of your terminal window!
    If you understand what you're doing, you're not learning anything.

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    Code:
    {
      int num;
    
      printf("Hello\n");
      do { num = rand(); } while(num != '\n');
      putchar(num);
      printf("How are you?\n");
    }
    extraline.c:5 - WARNING: You are an idiot.

    Last edited by itsme86; 08-03-2006 at 01:23 AM.
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    Yeah!! You forgot int main( );

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