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    i am trying to make a program that when someone types their name it says something like "your name is..." and i have something like this cout<<"your name is... " <<name; but it only shows the first letter that i typed. how do i show the whole name?

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    Code:
    int main()
    {
    	
    	using namespace std;
    	string name;
    	cout << "What is your name? ";
    	cin >> name;
    	cout << "Hello " << name << endl;
    	return 0;
    }
    I compile code with:
    Visual Studio.NET beta2

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    thanks!

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    ok i copied and pasted it in my thing and i get an error what do i do now? sorry i'm a newbie ; )

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    Code:
    #include <iostream>
    #include <string>
    
    using namespace std;
    
    int main()
    {
        
        
        string name;
        cout << "What is your name? ";
        cin >> name;
        cout << "Hello " << name << endl;
        return 0;
    }
    

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    ok thanks

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