OutStream.WRITE Function

Writes a specified number of bytes to the stream. Data is written in binary format.

Syntax


[Written := ] OutStream.Write(Variable[, Length])  

Parameters

Variable
Type: Any

Contains the data to be written

Length
Type: Integer

The number of bytes to be written. In the case of data types other than string, code, and binary, if you specify a length that differs from the size of the variable, an error message is displayed.

Property Value/Return Value

Type: Integer

The number of bytes that were written.

Remarks

If the optional return value, Written, is not specified and it was not possible to write all the data, an error message is displayed.

If the return value is present, you must verify that all the data was streamed.

Example

recBinaries.FIND('-');  
recBinaries.Data.CREATEOUTSTREAM(OutStream);  
OutStream.WRITE('Secretary');  
OutStream.WRITE('Alice');  
OutStream.WRITE('Hart');  
OutStream.WRITE(010696D);  
recBinaries.MODIFY();  

See Also

InStream and OutStream Data Types
OutStream.WRITETEXT Function