Variable.EncodeAsType(String) Method

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Description

Encodes the calling Variable value into a binary-formatted String using the data format specified by dataType.

 

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Method Signature

Variable.EncodeAsType(

String dataType)

 

Arguments

dataType


Description:

Data type of the value to encode.

Valid Values:

Value

Label

"schar"

signed 1 byte integer

"signed char"

signed 1 byte integer

"char"

signed 1 byte integer

"int8"

signed 1 byte integer

"integer*1"

signed 1 byte integer

"uchar"

unsigned 1 byte integer

"unsigned char"

unsigned 1 byte integer

"uint8"

unsigned 1 byte integer

"short"

signed 2 byte integer

"int16"

signed 2 byte integer

"integer*2"

signed 2 byte integer

"unsigned short"

unsigned 2 byte integer

"uint16"

unsigned 2 byte integer

"int"

signed 4 byte integer

"int32"

signed 4 byte integer

"integer*4"

signed 4 byte integer

"uint32"

unsigned 4 byte integer

"unsigned int"

unsigned 4 byte integer

"unsigned long"

unsigned 4 byte integer

"int64"

signed 8 byte integer

"integer*8"

signed 8 byte integer

"uint64"

unsigned 8 byte integer

"float32"

4 byte floating point number

"real*4"

4 byte floating point number

"float"

4 byte floating point number

"float64"

8 byte floating point number

"real*8"

8 byte floating point number

"double"

8 byte floating point number

 

 

Return Value

Type:

string

 

Returns a String containing the encoded binary form of the calling Variable.

 

Syntax

myString1 = myVariable1.EncodeAsType(myString2);

 

See also

Variable Object

Matrix, Array, and Variable Math Guide