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#include <iostream>
#include <limits>

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istream.ignore(std::numeric_limits<std::streamsize>::max());
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By doing a little more search I came to know about a function in standard C which we can use for clearing input buffer

 rewind(stdin);

Here's the link
http://www.cplusplus.com/ref/cstdio/rewind.html

Which is better-your's or the rewind function.

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Yours is C, mine is C++ — if you’re using C you can only use rewind, if you’re using C++’s streams, you should use .ignore. If you’re using C I/O in C++ then rewind would be more apropriate, I guess.

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Original post by Oxyd
Yours is C, mine is C++ — if you’re using C you can only use rewind, if you’re using C++’s streams, you should use .ignore. If you’re using C I/O in C++ then rewind would be more apropriate, I guess you're doing it wrong.


Fixed. [smile]

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Original post by Oxyd
Yours is C, mine is C++ — if you’re using C you can only use rewind, if you’re using C++’s streams, you should use .ignore. If you’re using C I/O in C++ then rewind would be more apropriate, I guess you're doing it wrong.


Fixed. [smile]


Do you have a better method then??

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Oxyd gave a good solution - I'm just saying that if you're using C++, you should really be using the C++ I/O classes rather than the C functions.

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