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Defined in header <cstring>
char* strcpy( char* dest, const char* src );

Copies the byte string pointed to by src to byte string, pointed to by dest.

If the strings overlap, the behavior is undefined.

Contents

Parameters

dest - pointer to the byte string to copy to
src - pointer to the null-terminated byte string to copy from

Return value

dest

Example

#include <iostream>
#include <cstring>
 
int main()
{
    char *str = new char[100];
    std::strcpy(str, "I am string!");
    std::cout << str;
    delete[] str;
}

Output:

I am string!

See also

copies a certain amount of characters from one string to another
(function) [edit]
copies one buffer to another
(function) [edit]
C documentation for strcpy