Thread: about EOF

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    Lightbulb about EOF

    I have used a while statement to test the EOF, if it sees EOF, the program should exit. I used command like this "my program<a.txt" and it worked, but when I ran it in the command prompt, I use control+Z to represent EOF, it did not work any more, thanks for any input!
    char x;
    //my code 

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    Just a guess... but this is a windows system?

    CTRL-Z sending EOF is windows specific. On other systems, you should use CTRL-D.
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    EOF cannot fit in a char. You'll have to use int as is expect.

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    there is a detailed information about this in the FAQ Read this


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