set output field width

Bjarne Stroustrup “Programming Principles and Practice Using C++”
Chapter 11 Drill 10
Using std_lib_facilities.h by Bjarne Stroustrup.

[code language=”cpp”]
// Philipp Siedler
// Bjarne Stroustrup’s PPP
// Chapter 11 Drill 10

#include "std_lib_facilities.h"

int main()
try
{
int width = 25;
cout << setw(width) << "last name" << ", "
<< setw(width) << "first name" << ", "
<< setw(width) << "number" << ", "
<< setw(width) << "email" << endl;
cout << setw(width) << "Siedler" << ", "
<< setw(width) << "Philipp" << ", "
<< setw(width) << "07490166091" << ", "
<< setw(width) << "p.d.siedler@gmail.com" << endl;

keep_window_open();
}
catch (runtime_error e) {
cout << e.what() << endl;
keep_window_open();
}
catch (…) {
cout << "Exiting" << endl;
keep_window_open();
}
[/code]

Output:
                last name,                first name,                    number,                     email
                  Siedler,                   Philipp,               07490166091,     p.d.siedler@gmail.com
Please enter a character to exit

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