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68   95.9
Dec 06, 2010

Difference between String.Clone() and String.Copy() method

Could anyone tell me what the difference is between String.Clone() and String.Copy()?

Thanks in advance.

68   95.9
Dec 07, 2010
clone()-----returns the reference of an object in the memory

copy()------copy the structure and data of the object.
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any other brief description about clone() and copy() string methods. --- Muzafar Hussain  Dec 07, 2010

50   50
Jan 18, 2011
Creates a new instance of String with the same value as a specified String. 

Returns a reference to this instance of String. 


60   95.3
Jan 23, 2011

String.Clone() give pointer value(ie Current memory Reference)

String.Clone() Create an instance in Heap Memory and give pointer value(ie New Memory Reference)

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May 09, 2013
Clone will copy the structure of a data where as Copy will copy the complete structure as well as data.

string[] arr2 = arr1; //copy
string[] arr4 = (string[])arr3.Clone();