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Defined in header <wchar.h>
wchar_t* fgetws( wchar_t* str, int count, FILE* stream );
(since C95)
(until C99)
wchar_t* fgetws( wchar_t* restrict str, int count, FILE* restrict stream );
(since C99)

Reads at most count - 1 wide characters from the given file stream and stores them in str. The produced wide string is always null-terminated. Parsing stops if end-of-file occurs or a newline wide character is found, in which case str will contain that wide newline character.


[edit] Parameters

str - wide string to read the characters to
count - the length of str
stream - file stream to read the data from

[edit] Return value

str on success, a null pointer on an error

[edit] Example

[edit] References

  • C23 standard (ISO/IEC 9899:2023):
  • The fgetws function (p: TBD)
  • C17 standard (ISO/IEC 9899:2018):
  • The fgetws function (p: TBD)
  • C11 standard (ISO/IEC 9899:2011):
  • The fgetws function (p: 422)
  • C99 standard (ISO/IEC 9899:1999):
  • The fgetws function (p: 367-368)

[edit] See also

reads formatted wide character input from stdin, a file stream or a buffer
(function) [edit]
gets a wide character from a file stream
(function) [edit]
writes a wide string to a file stream
(function) [edit]
read from a stream into an automatically resized buffer until delimiter/end of line
(function) [edit]