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WordInFile.c -- look up a dictionary file for the word you just entered (source code only)

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Submitted on: 1/27/2004 3:23:19 AM
By: Donald Bono 
Level: Beginner
User Rating: Unrated
Compatibility:C, C++ (general)

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      WordInList.c -- this program can accept user entered word from command line, then it open up the dictionary file (use our "25486-english-words.txt" -- but you can supply your own dictionar file) trying to look up the word you just entered.
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// Name: WordInFile.c -- look up a dicti
//     onary file for the word you just entered
//     (source code only)
// Description:
WordInList.c -- 
this program can accept user entered word from command line,
	 then it open up the dictionary file 
(use our "25486-english-words.txt" -- but you can supply your own dictionar file) trying to look up
	 the word you just entered. 
// By: Donald Bono
// Inputs:
Syntax for this program --
WordInList.exe your-word 
// Returns:a line of message
// Assumes:the trick for preparing dicti
//     onary file is that the last line needs t
//     o contain the text string "ZZZZZZ"
// Side Effects:unknown
//This code is copyrighted and has// limited warranties.Please see http://
//     www.Planet-Source-Code.com/vb/scripts/Sh
//     owCode.asp?txtCodeId=7532&lngWId;=3//for details.//**************************************

WordInList.c -- 
this program can accept user entered word from command line,
	 then it open up the dictionary file trying to look up
	 the word. 
Syntax --
WordInList.exe word 
#include <stdio.h>
#include <stdlib.h>
#include <string.h>
#include <ctype.h>
void strchop(char * l1)
    char * t1 = l1;
    int ddone = 0;
    while ( (t1[0] != 0x0) && (!ddone) ) { 
    if (t1[0] < 0x20) { 
    t1[0] = 0x0; 
    ddone = 1;

t1++; }
int main (int argc, char ** argv) { FILE * inFile; FILE * outFile; char * inFileName; char * line; char * the_word; char inBuf[500]; char lineBuf[1500]; char wordBuf[500]; char * words_in_list[30000]; int i, done = 0; int word_cnt = 0; inFileName = (char *) inBuf; line = (char *) lineBuf; the_word = (char *) wordBuf; if (argc < 2) { printf ("\nSyntax :\n%s YOUR-WORD \n\n", argv[0]); } else {
strcpy(inFileName, "25486-english-words.txt"); strcpy(the_word, argv[1]); inFile=fopen (inFileName,"r"); NULLIFY_ALLOC_MEMORY: for (i=0; i<30000; i++) { words_in_list[i] = NULL; }
if (inFile==NULL) { printf("Error opening dictionary file \"%s\".\n\n", inFileName); } else { while ((word_cnt < 30000) && (!done)) { fgets (line, 1499, inFile); if (strlen(line) >= 2) { strchop(line); words_in_list[word_cnt] = (char *) malloc (strlen(line) + 3); strcpy(words_in_list[word_cnt], line); if (word_cnt % 1000 == 0) { // printf("%d ===> %s\n\n", word_cnt, line); // return 0; } if (strstr(line, "ZZZZZZ") != NULL){ done = 1; } word_cnt++; }
fclose (inFile); printf("\n\n"); // printf("%d count on %s\n\n", word_cnt // , the_word); for (i=0; i<word_cnt; i++) { if (words_in_list[i] != NULL) { if (strstr(words_in_list[i], the_word) != NULL) { printf("\"%s\" already exists in the list. {{ line # %d }} ", the_word, i); goto EXISTED; } } }
printf("\"%s\" NOT in the list. \n\n", the_word); goto FREE_ALLOC_MEMORY; EXISTED: printf("\n\n"); FREE_ALLOC_MEMORY: for (i=0; i<30000; i++) { if (words_in_list[i] != NULL) { free(words_in_list[i]); } }
return 0; } /* main */
/* END file WordInList.c */

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