6. Adding Words to Your Programs
In This Chapter
• Understanding the string terminator
• Determining the length of strings
• Using character arrays: listing characters
Although C doesn’t have string variables, you do have a way to store string data. This chapter explains how. You already know that you must enclose string data in quotation marks. Even a single character enclosed in quotation marks is a string. You also know how to print strings with
The only task left is to see how to use a special type of character variable to hold string data so that your program can input, process, and output that string data.
Understanding the String Terminator
C does the strangest thing to strings: It adds a zero to the ...
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