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ClearStringContentMBS(s as String) as Boolean
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux Console & Web iOS
global method String MBS Util Plugin 19.5 Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Function: Clears string content.
Example:
// this is a constant string
Dim c As String = "Hello"

// this is an allocated string
Dim a As String = c + "World"

// try to clear both
Call ClearStringContentMBS c
Call ClearStringContentMBS a

MsgBox "const: "+c+" "+Str(Len(c))+EndOfLine+"allocated: "+a+" "+Str(Len(a))
Notes:
Overwrites content of string with zeros.
We check if this is a constant string and for those do nothing.
Returns true if we zeroed content, otherwise false.

This function can help to clear memory for passwords stored in strings.

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