VS:ReadBin

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.VectorScript|VectorScript ..VS:Function Reference|Function Reference ..VS:Function_Reference_Appendix|Appendix

Description

Procedure ReadBin will read binary data from a currently open file. The variable length parameter list returns the read data in the specified parameters.

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 additional INTEGER parameter to specify encoding:

0 – mac
1 – win
2 – system
3 – UTF8
4 – UTF16
PROCEDURE ReadBin(
VAR z  :ANY);
def vs.ReadBin():
    return z

Parameters

z ANY

Version

Availability: from VW 2018

See Also

VS:WriteBin | VS:Open
[[VS:WriteBin]] | [[VS:Open]]
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