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Posted on 1998-11-18
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Is there a way to do a repeat - until statement?
ie..

repeat
      cout<<"is this bob?"<<endl;
      cin>>answer;
until
      answer='y'      


something like that....?
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do {
     cout<<"is this bob?"<<endl;
     cin>>answer;
} while !(
     answer =='y'
     )

use ! (not) on the end condition
note == for comparison (otherwise you are assigning 'y' to answer)
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by:Answers2000
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Oops, last bracket should have ; after it

do {
          cout<<"is this bob?"<<endl;
          cin>>answer;
     } while !(
          answer =='y'
          ) ;
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by:nietod
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That is not exactly right.  The biggest problem is that it is formatted weirdly : - ).  the second problem is that "!" outside of the "()"  What you realy want is a != inside, like

do {
         cout<<"is this bob?"<<endl;
         cin>>answer;
} while (answer != 'y' ) ;
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by:yaelie
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thank you...
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by:Answers2000
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Oops, formatting messed me up

Thanks for the correction nietod
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