resize-string ( n str -- newstr )
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Vocabulary
strings

Inputs and outputs
na non-negative integer
stra string
newstra string


Word description
Resizes the string to have a length of n elements. When making the string shorter, this word may either create a new string or modify the existing string in place. When making the string longer, this word always allocates a new string, filling remaining space with zeroes.

Side effects
Modifies str

Definition

PRIMITIVE: resize-string ( n str -- newstr )