• C

Using Scanf to input many words?

In C ,I want to scanf a line consisting of many words and till after I press enter key,how to do it?
 For eg,
char name[15];
     This would be fine but the problem is I need to enter 15 characters.So what I want is as soon as I press enter I want the scanf to scan the words I entered.
In C++ its conveniently done using cin.get() function but how to do in C?

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Hi gopikrish,


but beware, if number of chars entered is more than your allocated space can hold, program will seg fault

> many words and till after I press enter key,how to do it
scanf ( "%[^\n]s", name );
fgets ( name, SIZE_OF_NAME, stdin );

both will read until an enter is pressed ... fgets is preferred

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gopikrishAuthor Commented:
Ok thanks a lot sunnycoder :)
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