W2Bin()

W2Bin()

Convert Harbour numeric into unsigned short encoded bytes

Syntax

W2Bin( <nNumber> ) --> cBuffer

Arguments

<nNumber> is a numeric value to convert (decimal digits are ignored).

Returns

W2Bin() return two bytes character string that contain 16 bit encoded unsigned short integer (least significant byte first).

Description

     W2Bin() is one of the low level binary conversion functions, those functions convert between Harbour        numeric and a character representation of numeric value. W2Bin() take a numeric integer value and            convert it into two bytes of encoded 16 bit unsigned short integer.

 You might ask what is the need for such functions, well, first of all it allow you to read/write information from/to a binary file (like extracting information from DBF header), it is also a useful way to share information from source other than Harbour (C for instance).

          W2Bin() is the opposite of Bin2W()

Compliance

XPP

Files

Library is core

Seealso

Bin2I(), Bin2L(), Bin2U(), Bin2W(), I2Bin(), L2Bin(), Word(), U2Bin(), FWrite()

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