"%s" is the default parsing format of a string in scanf(). For this purpose, we use "%[^\n]", which tells scanf() to take input into string until user presses enter or return key(\n).

Example Code:
int main(int argc, char *argv[])
{
  char string[20];
  scanf("%[^\n]", string);
}

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