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ToByteArray

  

convert a string to an array of bytes

  

FromByteArray

  

convert a string from an array of bytes

 

Calling Sequence

Parameters

Description

Examples

Calling Sequence

ToByteArray( s )

FromByteArray( a )

Parameters

s

-

string; Maple string

a

-

ByteArray; array of bytes

Description

• 

The ToByteArray(s) command converts a Maple string to an array of bytes, that is, an an object of type ByteArray. The resulting array is equivalent to one constructed using the expression Array( convert( s, 'bytes' ), 'datatype' = 'integer'[ 1 ], 'order' = 'C_order' ).

• 

The FromByteArray(a) command converts a byte array to a string. The argument a must be a ByteArray. The string formed from the bytes in the array up to, but not including, the first zero entry (if any) is returned.

Examples

withStringTools:

aToByteArrayfoo

a:=102111111

(1)

lprinta

Array(1 .. 3,{1 = 102, 2 = 111, 3 = 111},datatype = integer[1],order = C_order)

FromByteArraya

foo

(2)

See Also

Array

convert[bytes]

StringTools

StringTools[Decode]

StringTools[Encode]

 


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