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I've never really used scanf or fscanf before, and I was wondering if it would work for this situation:

I have a file in the format of:

var1=something
var2=somethingelse...

I tried using:
fscanf(f,"%s=%s\r\n",szVar,szVal);

That didn't work since szVar got filled with the entire line.  Can scanf do this, or do I need to do the parsing myself?
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Hi lwinkenb,

> fscanf(f,"%s=%s\r\n",szVar,szVal);

fscanf (f, "%[^=]=%s",szVar,szVal);

make sure that memory referenced by szVar and SzVal is writable

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Thanks sunny :)
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