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reading two lines from stdin using fgets

i have the following code which works just fine:

printf("Enter a string: \n");
fgets(ch, 1024, stdin);


but i need it to read two lines. this quits as soon as i hit the enter key. how can i fix this up to allow two lines?
Sep 19 '06 #1
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It couldn't be possible to take the two lines of input in a single string. So repeat the statements and use diiferent strings to store the input.
Sep 19 '06 #2

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