In this tutorial, we are going to write a C program to read a series of words from a terminal using the scanf function in C Programming with practical program code and step-by-step full complete explanation.

C program to read a string using scanf() function


C Program to read a string using scanf() function.

 
#include<stdio.h>
#include<conio.h>

void main()
{
    char word1[40], word2[40], word3[40], word4[40];

    printf("Enter text:");
    scanf("%s%s",word1, word2);
    scanf("%s",word3);
    scanf("%s",word4);
    printf("\n");
    printf("word1=%s\nword2=%s\n",word1,word2);
    printf("word3=%s\nword4=%s\n",word3,word4);
}


Output

 
Enter text:
Seventh Street, sakthinagar, erode

Word1=seventh
Word2=street
Word3=sakthinagar
Word4=erode