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strncpy

copy characters from strings

Calling Sequence

res = strncpy(str1, num)

Arguments

str1

a character string or matrix of character strings.

num

an integer or a matrix of integers, maximum number of characters to be copied from source.

res

a character string or matrix of character strings.

Description

res = strncpy(str1, num) copies the first num characters of source str1 to destination res.

num must have same dimensions than str1 or num must be an integer number.

Examples

strncpy('scilab',3)
strncpy(['scilab','SciLab';'strncpy','strstr'],3)
strncpy(['scilab','SciLab';'strncpy','strstr'],[1,2;3,4])

See Also

  • strcat — concatenates character strings
  • strcmp — compare character strings
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