C++ strcpy() Function

C++ strcpy()

The strcpy() function copies a string from source to destination.

This function is defined in <cstring> header file.

Example

C++ Compiler
#include <iostream> #include <cstring> using namespace std; int main() { char src[] = "johndoe@gmail.com"; char dest[50] = ""; strcpy(dest, src); cout << "destination is: " << dest; return 0; }

Syntax

char *strcpy(char *dest, char *src)

Parameter Values

ValueTypeExplanation
destRequiredSpecifies the destination string.
srcRequiredSpecifies the source string.

Return Value

ValueExplanation
StringReturns the copied string.

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