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mblen

Syntax

 
#include <stdlib.h>

int mblen(const char *s, size_t n);

Description

This function returns the number of characters of string s that make up the next multibyte character. No more than n characters are checked.

If s is NULL, the internal shift state is reset.

Return Value

The number of characters that comprise the next multibyte character.

Portability

ANSI/ISO C C89; C99
POSIX 1003.2-1992; 1003.1-2001

Example

 
int n = mblen(string, INT_MAX);
string += n;


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