Thread: ifstream getline

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    Registered User jimboob's Avatar
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    Question ifstream getline

    Hi all,
    Just wondering if there is a way to overload the getline function so that it can exit on both a '\n' or a '\ ' (space).

    I tried getline(Buffer, 10, '\n' | ' ') along with many other things.

    TIA

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    Code Goddess Prelude's Avatar
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    Why not just read a line and then parse it like everyone else?
    My best code is written with the delete key.

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    if you know were to expect a '\'
    in your file, then you could always
    use a 2nd getline, but if the '\'
    is random then its not a possiblity

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