Specifications for scanf()


	Field			  Description

	*	read next field but suppress assignment
	width 	maximum number of characters to read
	size	F	far pointer
		N	near pointer
		h	specifies short
		l	specifies long
	type	%	prints % character
		c	character data
		d	signed decimal integer
		D	signed long int
		e,E	signed exponential
		f	signed floating point in form of sddd.ddd
		g,G	used for e and f formats
		i	signed decimal, octal or hex integer
		I	signed decimal, octal, or hex long integer
		n	integer pointer
		o	unsigned octal integer
		O	unsigned octal long integer
		p	void pointer;  MS C always uses far pointers, in
			Turbo C, size is dependent on memory model
		s	string pointer
		u	unsigned decimal integer
		U	unsigned decimal long integer
		x	unsigned hexadecimal integer
		X	unsigned hexadecimal long integer

	- The unpredictability of scanf() in the DOS environment precludes
	  it's use in a user friendly user interface.