set width of output field

Bjarne Stroustrup “Programming Principles and Practice Using C++”
Chapter 11 Try This page 388
Using std_lib_facilities.h by Bjarne Stroustrup.

//	Philipp Siedler
//	Bjarne Stroustrup's PPP
//	Chapter 11 Try This page 388

#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) << "07490091166" << ", "
		<< 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();
}
Output:
                last name,                first name,                    number,                     email
                  Siedler,                   Philipp,               07490091166,     p.d.siedler@gmail.com
Please enter a character to exit

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