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Need help with C++

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#1 Usko_Detra


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Posted 05 September 2016 - 10:10 AM

I'm new to C++ and I'm having a bit of difficulty with a program. At the moment the program is in a loop, the user inputs a phrase/command, and the program responds. Here's what I got



    cout << "\nYOU: ";   //User prompt
    string phrase;
    getline(cin, phrase);   //Using getline for multiword input, then store in phrase

    cout << "COMPUTER: ";
    AI.respond(phrase);  //pass the user input to the computer and see if he can respond



This is in my main.cpp file. My question is how can I terminate the program with user input? For example, I type "goodbye," The system responds with Goodbye, then terminates the program. I've toyed around with breaks and ends, but I lack the proper knowledge to put them to proper use. I do have more of the program separated up, so yes, there is more missing, but that is the part I'm currently focusing on. Can anyone help?


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#2 reesesCandy


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Posted 05 September 2016 - 03:04 PM

Assuming your in the main function

if(phrase == "goodbye" || phrase == "Goodbye") {
    cout << "Goodbye" << endl;
    return 0;

If you just want to exit your loop, use a


You can also look into a function named: exit().

Edited by reesesCandy, 05 September 2016 - 03:05 PM.

#3 Usko_Detra

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Posted 06 September 2016 - 08:34 AM

Ahh, so I was on the right track. I had figured an if, but couldn't figure out how to properly implement it. It's returning an error, but I think I can sort it out... Thanks! I have a good foundation as to where to continue.

Edited by Usko_Detra, 06 September 2016 - 09:10 AM.

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