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[ C++ ] File I/O Problem

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Hello, Im learning file I/O right now, and Im having problems reading the data in a file. I enter my name to save to the file, and I try reading it, but it prints this symbol over and over. Ill show you the cpp and the txt file thanks for any help. txt file:
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main.cpp
#include <iostream>
#include <string>
#include <fstream>

int main()
{
	std::string fileData;
	std::string name;

	std::fstream file;
	file.open( "file1.txt" );

	std::cout << "Whats your name? ";
	std::cin >> name;

	file << name;

	if( file.is_open() ) {
		while( !file.eof() ) {
			std::getline( file, fileData );
			std::cout << fileData << std::endl;
		}
	}
	else {
		std::cout << "Unable to pen file.";
	}
		
	file.close();

	return 0;
}

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My guess is that after you write your name to the file the file cursor/position is actually at the end, so when you try to read it back you just get garbage. After the write you probably have to set the steams position back to 0(sorry I don't know how), or just close and reopen the file. While reading and writing at the same time can be done, I wouldn't recommend it.

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