What I need to do is... make the output continuous. For example when I input a number it displays character it represents in the current message line. What I need is for each input to add to the next line. In other words when I input 39 I get G as current my next input is 79 and my output should be Go, however I just get the most recent input and not the string that i am inputting. Help please or suggestions. Thanks

This is my code:

#include <iostream>
#include <iomanip>
#include <string>

using namespace std;

string message; // holds the decrypted message

 // Function Prototype

char decryptedLetter (int encryptedLetter);

void main(void)


	int num = 0;
	cout <<"\nEnter encrypted letter ( 0-94: -1 to exit): ";
	cin >> num;
	cout <<"Current message: " << decryptedLetter(num)<< endl;
	message += decryptedLetter(num);
while(num >= 0 && num < 94 && num !=-1);
	cout << endl;

	cout << "\n"; // insert newline for readability


char decryptedLetter (int x)

	char encryptedLetter;
	encryptedLetter = x +32;
	return encryptedLetter;

Edited by Narue: Added code tags

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Last Post by mzimmers

Please put your code in code tags in the future.

The variable message is building just fine. The problem is, you're only writing out the current decrypted letter:

cout <<"Current message: " << decryptedLetter(num)<< endl;

Change your code to first append the new letter, and then print the string (not the letter), and you should be fine.

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