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value::if_string (2 of 2 overloads)

Return a string pointer if this is a string, else return nullptr

Synopsis
string*
if_string();
Description

If this->kind() == kind::string, returns a pointer to the underlying object. Otherwise, returns nullptr.

Example

The return value is used in both a boolean context and to assign a variable:

if( auto p = jv.if_string() )
    return *p;
Complexity

Constant.

Exception Safety

No-throw guarantee.


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