Thread: help needed! string literals

  1. #1
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    Feb 2009

    help needed! string literals

    I am new to C programming, i am currently working on a program where i must accept keyboard input and reproduce the text after eliminating white space. unless the text is in a string literal, then it must be reproduced with spaces. i have the first part (printing without spaces) but im not quite sure how to make it print normally within string literals....can anyone help me? here is my code

    #include <stdio.h>
    int main()
       int c;
       printf("This program eliminates whitespace from an input stream,\n");
       printf("except from within string literals in double quotes.\n");
       printf("Type characters, and enter EOF after <enter> to finish:\n");
       while ((c = getchar()) != EOF) 
          if ( c != ' ') 
       return 0;

  2. #2
    The larch
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Dude, you previous thread was moved to the C programming board since the code is pure C and you yourself state you are learning C, not C++
    I might be wrong.

    Thank you, anon. You sure know how to recognize different types of trees from quite a long way away.
    Quoted more than 1000 times (I hope).

  3. #3
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    sorry im new and i am using dev c++ so i thought thats what it was. sorry for the inconvenience

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