Memcpy

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memcpy

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Description:

Copy bytes from one location to another.


Parameters:
(dest[], const source[], index=0, numbytes, maxlength=sizeof dest)
dest[]An array into which the bytes from source are copied in.
const source[]The source array.
indexThe start index in bytes in the destination array where the data should be copied to.
numbytesThe number of bytes (not cells) to copy.
maxlength=sizeof destThe maximum number of cells that fit in the destination buffer.


Return Values:

True on success, false on failure.


Example Usage:

//Concatenate two strings with memcpy
new destination[64] = "This is ";
new source[] = "a string in a 32 Bit Array";
memcpy(destination, source, strlen(destination) * 4, sizeof source * 4, sizeof destination);
print(destination);
//Output: This is a string in a 32 Bit Array


Related Functions

The following functions may be useful, as they are related to this function in one way or another.

Any functions here can also be found on the Old scripting functions page.

  • strcmp: Compare two strings to see if they are the same.
  • strfind: Search for a substring in a string.
  • strtok: Search for a variable typed after a space.
  • strdel: Delete part/all of a string.
  • strins: Put a string into another string.
  • strlen: Check the length of a string.
  • strmid: Extract characters from a string.
  • strpack: Pack a string into a destination.
  • strval: Find the value of a string.
  • strcat: Concatenate two strings.
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