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Old Dec 8, 2012, 04:04 AM   #1
Adrian00
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Xcode 4.5.2 - Execution stops after CIN input

Hello,

I am very new to programming, especially in C++ so I am sorry if I suck at describing the problem.

I am currently trying to run a programme to just simply input a value and output the value again.

Quote:
#include <iostream>
using namespace std;

int main()
{

int length;

cout << "Please enter length: ";
cin >> length;

cout << length;



return 0;
}
However, when I run the programme it stops after I input the value for CIN and never gives me any output.

I've researched on google and there seems to be a problem with the preprocessors of the debugger in earlier versions. However I couldn't find any of these settings in my Xcode.

The problem seems similar to this, however the solutions don't resolve my problem and I also don't have any of the macros (or at least can't find them).


Does somebody know what to do here?

Lastly, please try and explain it step by step, so that I can follow it. :-)
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Old Dec 8, 2012, 06:48 AM   #2
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I can confirm that the code works as written although it might want an endl:

$ g++ mactest.c -o mactest
$ ./mactest
Please enter length: 45
45$ ./mactest
Please enter length: 12
12$
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Old Dec 8, 2012, 12:44 PM   #3
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Are you using the newest version of Xcode?

And what does your reply mean, I don't understand what you did there.
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Old Dec 8, 2012, 01:02 PM   #4
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Instead of using Xcode he compiled and ran your code within the Terminal from the Command Line Interface, also known as the CLI.

Terminal.app can be found in /Applications/Utilities

In order to follow the example above lets assume the existence of a folder named 'FunStuff' on your Desktop that contains the source file 'mactest.c'.

First issue the command -

cd ~/Desktop/FunStuff

from the CLI.

This will set the current working directory to be within the specified directory. You can now reproduce his result following the commands issued in his example.

Have fun!!!

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Old Dec 8, 2012, 01:09 PM   #5
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Okay thank you very much.

But still no solution to the problem with Xcode?? :-(
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Old Dec 8, 2012, 01:24 PM   #6
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Deja Vu

At the top right of the window above the "source" pane is a collection of buttons. One of which is called "View". Select the center button. A "debug" pane should appear below your projects source.

EDIT:

The resulting view, below the source view, should be split into multiple view panels one of which should be "Console" output and input. If the console subview is not showing click on the middle of the three grouped buttons to the right of the "Clear" button and it should appear. This is where you see you programs output and where you type your responses.

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