Thread: reading data from the users input

  1. #1
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    reading data from the users input

    First off, please excuse the fact that there is some syntax of C in here...(i'm trying something)

    I'm trying to read a line of data, that the user enters, and then store it into a linked list...

    it will not continue past this...

    struct link_list
        char info;
           struct link_list *next;
           struct link_list *pre;
    	    printf("\nENTER INFO:");
    	    scanf("%s", list->info);
    Code this

  2. #2
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    Apr 2002
    From the very limited amount of code you've shown, I'll take a stab. You are trying to store a string in the info variable in the link_list structure. You are only declaring a single character though. You need to make this an array or a string. Also, if you use an array, then you had better use fgets to retrieve the input from the user and not scanf.
    "...the results are undefined, and we all know what "undefined" means: it means it works during development, it works during testing, and it blows up in your most important customers' faces." --Scott Meyers

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