Thread: Get text from input and save each word with malloc

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    Hello I am new here and generally I am new in C.I want to write a program which takes a text from input and saves each word with malloc.For example for text "Have a nice a day" i want an array for each word, have,a,nice etc.Your help would be very useful.Thanks in advance.

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    You can use fgets() to gather the user input strings. Then use strcpy() to copy the user's words into your buffers you created with malloc. You can break the text into words by parsing the data on your own, or you can use a helper function like strtok(). Your buffers will now need to be saved somewhere. You could store them in an array, or you could create something more sophisticated like a linked list.
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