How do I read a line from a file?

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    How do I read a line from a file?

    I'm new to C++ and I'm teaching myself with the tutorial examples on the website. However I was wondering how do you read a full line from a text file? When it is input into a string it only reads until the first space.

    Best regards

    Ploe.

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    Code:
    ifstream in ("whatever.txt");
    // leaving out error checking
    
    string MyString;
    getline( in, MyString );
    
    cout<< MyString;
    Did you look at the FAQ, or search?

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    No sorry, like I said I'm new. But thank you very much that's exactly the information I wanted. From now on I'll look at the FAQ or search first.

    Thanks again though!

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    >> [...] the FAQ or search first.

    You, of course mean, FAQ and search, right

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