Thread: putch(''); ??????

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    Flash Animator, OF DOOOOM bluehead's Avatar
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    putch(''); ??????

    What the freak is putch??? what is it used for????? How do you use it?????

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    of Zen Hall zen's Avatar
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    It's a non-standard function to output one character, unbuffered. The oposite to getch().

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    int putch(int) is again another nonstandard function. It does the same as putc() or putchar().As far as I can remember it takes an int which it prints as a char.If not successful putch in returns EOF.If successful it returns the int that was passed.
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    If you are not in graphics mode,
    if you are in graphics mode,

    anyway to your question
    I know, in your case, your trying to do the thingy with the arrow keys thingy majiggy i think...

    well putch or putchar 'Puts' the character to the specified location on the screen. For example:
    #include <conio.h>
    #include <stdio.h>
    int main(void)
         gotoxy(15,10); //Go to the center of the screen
         gotoxy(0,0); //go to the top of the screen
    If you compile and run this there should be an A in the center of the screen, and a B in at the top of the screen. In your case you can simply say printf(), but this has some weird hidden advantages.
    In other words, its printf() or cout, exept it can only print out one character.

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