fgetc, getc

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Defined in header <stdio.h>
int fgetc( FILE *stream );
int getc( FILE *stream );

Reads the next character from the given input stream. getc() may be implemented as a macro.


stream - to read the character from

Return value

The obtained character on success or EOF on failure.

If the failure has been caused by end of file condition, additionally sets the eof indicator (see feof()) on stdin. If the failure has been caused by some other error, sets the error indicator (see ferror()) on stdin.

See also

(until C11)(since C11)
reads a character string from stdin
(function) [edit]
writes a character to a file stream
(function) [edit]
puts a character back into a file stream
(function) [edit]
C++ documentation for fgetc, getc