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MemMove Function

Move one memory buffer to another.

Namespace:  XSharp.RT
Assembly:  XSharp.RT (in XSharp.RT.dll) Version: 2.08
Syntax
 FUNCTION MemMove(
	ptrDest AS IntPtr,
	ptrSource AS IntPtr,
	dwCount AS DWORD
) AS IntPtr
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Parameters

ptrDest
Type: IntPtr
A pointer to the destination memory buffer.
ptrSource
Type: IntPtr
A pointer to the source memory buffer.
dwCount
Type: UInt32
The number of bytes to copy.

Return Value

Type: IntPtr
A pointer to the destination memory buffer.
Remarks
MemMove() copies the specified number of bytes from the source memory buffer to the destination memory buffer.  If portions of the source buffer overlap with portions of the destination buffer, the overlapping region is copied and kept for the duration of the operation before it is overwritten.
Tip Tip
This function allows the direct manipulation of a memory location and should be used with extreme care.
Examples
This example uses MemMove():
X#
LOCAL pszDest := "Hi there" AS PSZ
LOCAL pszSrc := "***" AS PSZ
MemMove(pszDest, pszSrc, 3)
? pszDest                                        // ***there
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