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[Solved] What's the exact difference between getchar() and getche() functions in C++ ?

Eg: In ch = getchar() The character is inputted through the keyboard and stored in ch And In ch = getche() The character input will be stored in ch. The typed character will be echoed on the screen It seems both function does the same 🤷🏻‍♂️ Please help me find the difference! NB: Some of them who answered confused the functions in the questions with other similar functions ⚠️ Edit: Finally, I came to a conclusion, my school syllabus was terribly wrong & mixing up all the answer I found the that getche() will be echoed and Enter key need not be pressed to delimit data ~ Thanks to Vinay bro and all others 😄 ~

2/20/2020 4:36:43 PM

『 AVD-01 』

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int getchar() in C++. "...Reads the next character from stdin. Equivalent to std::getc(stdin)." Reference: https://en.cppreference.com/w/cpp/io/c/getchar But, except C, there's no "getche()" function in C++. - you can search in this documentation: https://en.cppreference.com/w/ Or Try this snippet: /* Include all header files in C++ */ #include <bits/stdc++.h> using namespace std; int main(){ getche(); return 0; } Refer to this link below to know the difference of getchar() and getche() functions in C. https://www.geeksforgeeks.org/difference-getchar-getch-getc-getche/amp/

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both are used to take input character but have some difference. getch() only takes the character from user. getche() give output without any buffer but the getch() give output with buffer.[Source: Google.com]

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~ swim ~ You are wrong thats not what Im looking for those links which redirects to websites are about C standard functions and that 1 question was different from what I ask 😏😏 But bro getchar() and getche() does the same 🤷🏻‍♂️

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Sudeep Jaiswal but bro my question was: getchar v/s getche() ✅ and not: getch v/s getche() ❌

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Vinay_GB but bro my school syllabus says getche() as a function in c++ predefined library - stdio 🤷🏻‍♂️ bro, if its C standard functions but what's the difference btw those functions? 🤔

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~ swim ~ ya, I've visited the sites multiple times & it doesn't provides the mere difference between getchar() and getche() those articles compared the other two functions and not what Im asking, hope you may understand ✅ and also you may to read my question and thos questions carefully, ❌ this is not duplicate question ❌

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#DARK_PROGRAMMER_✔ Thats not my question My question: getchar() vs getche() ✅ your answer: getchar() vs getch() ❌ don't confuse with functions bro

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『 #AVD001 』| Highly-Inactive | Ěxams :/ Perhaps, they must have made mistake. Btw, stdio.h is not C++ programming language's header file but C programming language. In C++ <cstdio> is similar to stdio.h in C.

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『 #AVD001 』| Highly-Inactive | Ěxams :/ Did you tried visiting the link? If the site provides information about getch(), getche() and getchar() together then i can't separate them out while sharing the link. Kindly visit the site you will get your answers.

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Please search before post. This question has been asked earlier getche() is a non standard function https://www.sololearn.com/Discuss/1378497/?ref=app https://www.sololearn.com/Discuss/1274814/?ref=app https://www.sololearn.com/Discuss/730775/?ref=app

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Getchar() is standard function and is used in almost all compilers Getch() is not standard rather specific with compilers like boreland international In getchar () you must press carriage return/enter key to make it work In getch () you can just press any key and it would take that key as input it also supports various white spaces including enter itself While all type of white spaces especially enter is not supported by getchar () Getch supports all 256 ASCII chars if you have that type of keyboard While getchar () doesn't