getch() problem with Dev C++

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    getch() problem with Dev C++

    Has anyone ever had a problem using getch() with dev c++ compiler?

    If so how do i fix it?

    or is this function only standard with Borland?


    Cheers guys

    Boontune

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    You are Dead Right!!!

    Originally posted by boontune
    Has anyone ever had a problem using getch() with dev c++ compiler?

    If so how do i fix it?

    or is this function only standard with Borland?


    Cheers guys

    Boontune
    getch() is a non-standard function and its generally present in the headerfile <conio.h> // console input output headerfile

    why don't you create a dummy variable and use a cin
    Code:
    char dummy;
    cin >> dummy; // ofcourse it will wait till you press enter key
    cin.ignore(); // to flush the '\n' (enterkey) if still in the stream
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    Why no use cin.get() (no params) to wait for the enter key?

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    Re: getch() problem with Dev C++

    Originally posted by boontune
    Has anyone ever had a problem using getch() with dev c++ compiler?

    If so how do i fix it?

    or is this function only standard with Borland?


    Cheers guys

    Boontune
    What is the problem you are having?! I didn't have one but I hope I can help you.
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    Code:
    cout << "Press any key to continue....";
    char wait = getch();
    
    // or 
    
    cout << "Press any key to continue....";
    cin.get();
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    It looks as if getch() isn't in conio.h, but I got this to work with a bit of effort

    Dev C++ ver 4.?

    Code:
    #include <iostream>
    #include "C:\Dev-C++\Include\conio.h"
    
    using namespace std;
    
    int main(void)
    {
       char letter;
       letter = getche();
    
       return 0;
    }
    Look in the conio.c and conio.h files for seeing what code is finished. It looks like some of the functs aren't et done.
    I haven't used a compiler in ages, so please be gentle as I try to reacclimate myself. :P

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    Try including conio_mingw.h instead of conio.h

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    Thanks alot for your help guys!

    Il give it ago and let you know how i got on.

    Cheers

    Boontune

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