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    I'm less than sure.... abyssphobia's Avatar
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    what if

    Ok hello everyone
    I have a little question today,
    Well If i need an information that is necessary in capital letter but I dont want to mess with the user how I can make(is there something to do that) that the user write that dont matter is it in lower case or upper case.
    well my bf tell me how to do that in visual basic

    if x = ucase("a") -> x = "A"
    but I dont have any idea, thx in adv.

    well Im using Dev C++
    Last edited by abyssphobia; 10-11-2004 at 11:51 PM.
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    ATH0 quzah's Avatar
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    Hm... something like isupper, or islower? Or perhaps toupper and tolower.

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    VA National Guard The Brain's Avatar
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    I think what you are looking for.. are the tolower() and toupper() functions.. located in the <cctype> library

    using namespace std;
    int main()
         char choice;
         cout << "Enter menu choice: ";
         cin >> choice;
              switch(toupper(choice))   //turns all user entries to upper case
                        case 'A':  function_call();
                        case 'E':  cout << "Bye";
    return 0;
    Last edited by The Brain; 10-12-2004 at 12:06 AM.
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    I'm less than sure.... abyssphobia's Avatar
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    Thanx Quzah you have the idea, and thx anonytmouse ( )and great example the brain, yeah thats what I want , your example make that more clear.
    Last edited by abyssphobia; 10-12-2004 at 12:05 AM.
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