Use of printf() function in C


printf() is a built-in function.
C does not contain any instruction to display output on screen rather it uses a readymade libraty function printf() to achieve it.
For us to be able to use the printf() function, it is necessary to use #include<stdio.h> at the beginning of the program.

the general form of printf() fuction is,
printf(“<format string>”,<list of variables>);

<format string> can contain,

Symbols Working
%d For taking integer value
%c For taking a character
%s For taking String
%f For taking float and double value

It also prints that strings on the output window what are written within its parenthesis’s quotation like (“ ”).


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