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Explain Formatted and unformatted console input output function

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Explain Formatted and unformatted console input output function

Formatted and Unformatted Console I/O Function:

Console input-output functions are used to receive input from the keyboard and write output to VDU i.e. Video Display Unit.

The screen and keyboard together are called a console. Console input-output functions can be further classified into two categories-formatted and unformatted console input output functions. The basic difference between them is that the formatted functions allow the input to be read from the keyboard or output to be displayed on the VDU to be formatted as per our requirements.

 

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