Hello. I am trying to accept a paragraph from the user in C using codeblocks. But, with the scanf statement, the program stops accepting once i hit space. Is there some way to get around this problem?

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use fgets() instead of scanf() so that all the words get put into the string.

int main()
   char line[100];
   fgets(line, sizeof(line), stdin);

I completely agree with using fgets() over scanf()

sigh... I'm bored and there's a lack of new articles for me to post so here's a workaround for scanf that uses character classes

int main(void)
    char string[100];
    scanf("%[a-zA-Z0-9+-*/=%.,?!:; ]s", string);
    printf("%s\n", string);
return 0;

NOTE: It won't be as effective as fgets though ;)

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