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how to differentiate 1 word or much than 1 word

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hi, i'm trying to do this:

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  2. string x;
  3. cin>>x;
  5. if (x is one word){
  6. something
  7. }else{
  8. something
  9. }
how can i differentiate between a word or a phrase.

thanks for your help
Mar 24 '07 #1
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is a word delimited by space characters? if so
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  1. string x;
  2. cin>>x;
reads up to the next whitespace (spaces and newlines) so you will always read words. If you wish to read a line of text use getline()

you can then see if there is a space charcater in the string using find()
Mar 24 '07 #2

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