[C Tutorial 4] More on Displaying Output Text


/* this tutorial teaches how to move to a new line while printing text to output */

As we’ve seen in the previous tutorial, the printf function is used to display something as the output. Now, suppose we need to display the following :

Hello Sweety!
How are you?

We now need our program to go to the next line after printing Hello Sweety! Writing two different printf’s won’t work. A special keyword “n” (without the inverts) is used to do this. Printf takes n as an instruction to move to the next line.

The Program:

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

int main()
printf(Hello Sweety!\nHow are you?);
return 0;

Also, to leave a line between the two statements, i would add nn. Now look at the following images to see how the n works.
The first image is the same program written above. In the second image, we move to the next line after printing How are you?



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