Strings and Standard Functions

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8.1  Introduction

Characters are the basic requirement of any program. A program contains statements and statements are built with words that has specific meaning to be understood by the compiler. In C language, a sequence of characters, digits and symbols enclosed within double quotation marks is called a string. The string is always declared as character array and its elements are stored in contiguous memory locations.

In other words, in C, a string is defined ...

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