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string::data (2 of 2 overloads)

Return the underlying character array directly.

Synopsis
char const*
data() const;
Description

Returns a pointer to the underlying array serving as storage.

Remarks

The value returned is such that the range {data(), data() + size()) is always a valid range, even if the container is empty. The value returned from this function is never equal to nullptr.

Complexity

Constant.


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