C++ strncpy() Function

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C++ strncpy()

The strncpy() function copies a string from source to destination up to the specified length.

This function is defined in <cstring> header file.


C++ Compiler
#include <iostream> #include <cstring> using namespace std; int main() { char src[] = "johndoe@gmail.com"; char dest[50] = ""; strncpy(dest, src, 7); cout << "destination is: " << dest; return 0; }


destination is: johndoe


char *strncpy(char *dest, char *src, int n)

Parameter Values

destRequiredSpecifies the destination string.
srcRequiredSpecifies the source string.
nRequiredSpecifies the length of the source string to be copied to the destination string.

Return Value

StringReturns the copied string up to the specified length.


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