making much progress with encryptor

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    making much progress with encryptor

    The reason why your suggestions on skipping spaces and returns werent working is for one reason. When i use fin>>plaintext; it gets up until a soace, and stops. has nothing to do with ciphering.

    so will someone please tell me how to make

    Code:
    	ifstream fin(file);
    	fin >> plaintext;
    into a script that takes \n and space too? thanks in advance

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    Use ifstream::getline(char, length, delimiter);

    eg.

    ifstream fin("filename.txt");

    char happyChar[255];

    fin.getline(happyChar, 255, '\n');

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