< cpp‎ | string‎ | byte
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.


[edit] Parameters

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

[edit] Return value


[edit] Example

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


I am string!

[edit] See also

copies a certain amount of characters from one string to another
copies one buffer to another
C documentation for strcpy