Get character from console

hiiiii everyone
I wondering if there is a way to get a character from the console like for exp I have this text printing in the console

Dennis MacAlistair Ritchie (born September 9, 1941; found dead October 12, 2011) was an American computer scientist who "helped shape the digital era."He created the C programming language and, with long-time colleague Ken Thompson, the Unix operating system.


and I want to get a 20 length string begining from coordinates(x,y) 15,2

I know this is tricky one but any help would be appreciated

thanks a lot
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You should know that MSDN is all bullshites words with no exemples so

can you give me an exemple with it

and thanks for replie by the way
And you should be able to understand it without an example, it's clear enough. But here is your example (MSDN too :p ):
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/ms685032(v=vs.85).aspx
never mind I got from another website

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