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Accessing .BMP files -- Can anyone help? (URGENT)

nglp asked
Last Modified: 2010-05-18
I want to access the individual pixels in .bmp files.  First, I wrote the short program below to read in the file. But it seems to only read in ascii value, not in hexadecimal form.  What shd I do?  Thanks alot!!!

#include <stdio.h>

main ()
  char value1[3];
  char value2[3];
  FILE *cfPtr;

  if ((cfPtr=fopen("empty.bmp", "r"))==NULL)
    printf("File cannot be opened\n");
    printf("Opening file...\n");
    fscanf(cfPtr, "%s%s", value1, value2);
    printf("%-10s%-13s\n", value1, value2);
    fscanf(cfPtr, "%s%s", value1, value2);

  return 0;
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