C memset() Function

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C memset() Function

The memset() function replaces every character of a string with the symbol given by the programmer up to the specified length.


C Compiler
#include <stdio.h> #include <string.h> int main() { char mail[] = "johndoe@gmail.com"; memset(mail, '*', 4); printf("Your email id: %s", mail); return 0; }


Your email id: ****doe@gmail.com


void *memset(void *str, int ch, size_t n)

Parameter Values

strRequiredSpecifies a string.
chRequiredSpecifies a character by which the string is to be replaced.
nRequiredSpecifies the number of characters to be replaced.

Return Value

AddressReturns a pointer to the memory area str.


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