Published Aug 13, 2022Updated Dec 21, 2022
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strcpy() string function copies one string into another string and returns the newly copied string.
strcpy()only works on C-style strings, not C++ style strings. So it only works with strings of type
#include <string.h> strcpy(string1, string2);
At the top of the file, the
<string.h> header file needs to be included. The
strcpy() copies the C-style
string2 parameter into
string1, including the terminating
null character (
The following example prints a string, copies a second string over it, and prints it again:
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