How to make a file reader NOT read the contents of the file?

I have been coding C++ for a few days, and I'm learning it pretty fast, and I'm making an audio converter, so that you can convert AC3 to MP3, etc.
I wanted to start learning another language, I already know Java, HTML, CSS, and a bit of PHP.
It's going pretty good, but my file reader actually shows the content IN the file, which I don't want, because that ends up showing all the weird text with the video file, I tried system("CLS"); after the file gets read, but that didn't help at all.
Here's the code, I apologize for how messy it is;
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#include <iostream>
#include <string>
#include <cmath>
#include <fstream>
#include <cstdlib>

using namespace std;

void converterMain()
{
    /**
    * Variables
    */
    char word[50];
    int strength;
    int bitrate;
    int resolution;
    string filename;
    char filenamesolid[50];
    ifstream file;
    string sound;
    string video;
    string yn = "y/n";
    int percent;
    string percentage = "%";
    
    /**
    * Console Output
    */
    cout << "Enter the name of the file you wish to convert, the file must be in the same \ndirectory as this converter" << endl;
    cout << "\nFilename: ";
    
    /**
    * File Reader
    */
    cin.getline(filenamesolid, 50);
    file.open(filenamesolid);
    if(!file.is_open())
    {
        exit(EXIT_FAILURE);
    }
    file >> word;
    while(file.good())
    {
        cout << word << " ";
        file >> word;
    }
    
    /**
    * Console Output
    */
    cout << "\nLoaded file: " << filenamesolid;
    cout << "\n\n";
    cout << "Strength of conversion, will effect audio and display, the less strength, the \nfaster it will convert, the more strength, the better the audio & video will be";
    cout << "\n\nStrength: ";
    
    /**
    * Console Input
    */
    cin >> strength;
    
    /**
    * Console Output
    */
    cout << "You have selected to convert with the strength of: " << strength;
    cout << "\n\n";
    cout << "Bitrate that the video file has\n\n";
    cout << "Bitrate: ";
    
    /**
    * Console Input
    */
    cin >> bitrate;
    
    /**
    * Console Output
    */
    cout << "You have selected the bitrate: " << bitrate;
    cout << "\n\n";
    cout << "Resolution of the video file\n\n";
    cout << "Resolution: ";
    
    /**
    * Console Input
    */
    cin >> resolution;
    
    /**
    * Console Output
    */
    cout << "You have selected the resolution: " << resolution << endl << endl;
    cout << "Video type you want to convert to: ";
    
    /**
    * Console Input
    */
    cin >> video;
    
    /**
    * Console Output
    */
    cout << "\nVideo type will be converted to: " << video << endl;
    cout << "Sound type you want to convert to: ";
    
    /**
    * Console Input
    */
    cin >> sound;
    
    /**
    * Console Output
    */
    cout << "\nSound type will be converted to: " << sound << endl;
    cout << "\n\nDo you still want to convert? (Y/n)\n";
    
    /**
    * Console Input
    */
    cin >> yn;
    
    /**
    * Command Listener
    */
    if(yn == "y")
    {
        while(percent <= 100)
        {
           cout << "\nConverting (" << percent << percentage;
           cout << ")" << endl;
           percent++;
           sleep(1);
        }
    }
    if(yn == "n")
    {
        cout << "Quiting..." << endl;
        sleep(1);
        exit(EXIT_SUCCESS);
    }
}

int main()
{
    converterMain();
    return 0;
}


Thank you for any help you may give me. Also, please don't give me code, I want to learn, not skid.
Hi there,

I don't really get this bit:

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file >> word;
    while(file.good())
    {
        cout << word << " ";
        file >> word;
    }


If you don't want the file contents to be printed (i.e. sent to std::cout) then why do you do: cout << word after doing [file >>word[/code] ?

Also, if you're trying to read the entire file into word[], I suggest you use .read(): http://cplusplus.com/reference/iostream/istream/read/

Hope that helps.

All the best,
NwN
Mhm, thanks, I fixed the problem anyway.
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