VS:WriteBin

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Description

Procedure WriteBin outputs the specified data to a binary file. The variable length parameter list specifies the data to be written to the file.

Supported data types include INTEGER (2-bytes), REAL (8-bytes), LONGINT (4-bytes), CHAR (1-byte) or STRING/DYNARRAY OF CHAR (see remarks).

The bytes will be written as little-endian.

Strings will require two additional INTEGER parameters: symbol count and encoding:

0 – mac
1 – win
2 – system
3 – UTF8
4 – UTF16
PROCEDURE WriteBin(
z  :ANY);
def vs.WriteBin(z):
    return None

Parameters

z ANY

Example

WriteBin('text', 0); { string, mac }
WriteBin(1234); { number }

Version

Availability: from Vectorworks 2018

See Also

VS:ReadBin | VS:Open
[[VS:ReadBin]] | [[VS:Open]]
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