Function Reference


_WinAPI_StringLenA

Calculates the size of ANSI string

#include <WinAPI.au3>
_WinAPI_StringLenA ( Const ByRef $tString )

Parameters

$tString String Structure to process

Return Value

Success: String length in characters
Failure: 0

Remarks

Returned length does not include terminating null character.

Related

_WinAPI_StringLenW

See Also

Search lstrlenA in MSDN Library.

Example

#include <MsgBoxConstants.au3>
#include <WinAPI.au3>

; Make the string buffer. It's "char" type structure. Choosing the size of 64 characters.
Local $tStringBuffer = DllStructCreate("char Data[64]")
; Fill it with some data
DllStructSetData($tStringBuffer, "Data", "Callipygian")

MsgBox($MB_SYSTEMMODAL, "_WinAPI_StringLenA", "Length of a string inside the buffer is " & _WinAPI_StringLenA($tStringBuffer) & " characters.")