Introduction to characters in C Language | Character Variable in C Language | Character Variable Initialization in C Language:

Introduction to characters in C Language

Character Constant:

Character constant is a single characters enclosed within the pair of single quotes (‘). It can contain any alphabet, digit, special character as well as space. We can’t store more than one character in it.

Example

‘A’ , ‘5’ , ‘$’ etc.

Character Variable in C Language

Character variable is a variable of char data type.

Example : char gender;

Character Variable Initialization in C Language:

Character variable can be initialized just like variables of other data types.

Example: char gender=’F’;

Program for reading and displaying character variable in C Language.
#include<stdio.h>
int main()
{
  char n;
  printf("\nEnter a character=");
  scanf("%c",&n);
  printf("\ncharacter=%c",n);
  return(0);
}
Output
Enter a character=k
character=k

 

 

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