Oct 17, 2011

C Program to demonstrate the 'getchar' function.

Program to demonstrate the getchar function. The program will read data entered via the keyboard. And returns the number of characters entered. Read more about C Programming Language .
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#include <stdio.h>

#define RETURN '\n'   /* \n == return in UNIX
        \r == return in DOS  */

 int count=0;
 puts("Please enter some text.");
 /* Count the letters in the 'stdin'
        buffer.   */
 while ( getchar() != RETURN) count++;

 printf("You entered %d characters\n", count);
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