This function starts with lowercase letter.


This function concatenates (joins together) two strings into the destination string.

dest[]The string to store the two concatenated strings in.
const source[]The source string.
maxlength=sizeof destThe maximum length of the destination.


The length of the new destination string.


new string[40] = "Hello";
strcat(string, " World!");
// The string is now 'Hello World!'

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