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Subject: [aclug-L] Re: Weekly C quiz
From: Larry Bottorff <mrprenzl@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 11 Mar 2000 20:59:30 -0600
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John Reinke wrote:
> Okay, here's the one line answer:
> while (fscanf(in_file, "%*[\n]%200[^\n]%*[^\n]", buffer) && !feof(in_file))
> There is no way that I know of to specify a field width in a fscanf without
> hard-coding the actual value, and MAX_BUF can't be used within a string, so
> note that I put the value 200 in the format string.
> In the case that the entire line DOES fit in the buffer, you won't have to
> worry about stripping the newline character from the end like, as in the
> original code.
> This version will also ignore blank lines.
> What's the prize?  :-)
> BTW, you've got to stop asking these questions. They're so much fun, I
> never get anything else done.  ;-)

Don't you do C regularly?

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