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std::basic_string::size, std::basic_string::length

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std::basic_string
 
size_type size() const;
size_type length() const;

Returns the number of CharT elements in the string, i.e. std::distance(begin(), end()).

Contents

[edit] Parameters

(none)

[edit] Return value

The number of CharT elements in the string.

[edit] Exceptions

(none) (until C++11)
noexcept specification:  
noexcept
  
(since C++11)

[edit] Complexity

Constant

[edit] Notes

For std::string, the elements are bytes (objects of type char), which are not the same as characters if a multibyte encoding such as UTF-8 is used.

[edit] See also

checks whether the string is empty
(public member function) [edit]
returns the maximum number of characters
(public member function) [edit]