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Writes a float value.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
BinaryFile 7.3 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "BinaryFile.WriteFloat"; BinaryFileRef; Value { ; Bits } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
BinaryFileRef The reference number for the open file. $FH
Value The floating point value. 123.456
Bits The bit width of the value.
Pass 32 for a 32-bit floating point number (single) or 64 for a 64-bit floating point number (double).
Default is 32.
32 Optional


Returns number of bytes written or error.


Writes a float value.


Write floating point values:

Set Variable [ $fh ; Value: MBS( "BinaryFile.Create"; "/Users/cs/Desktop/output.dat" ) ]
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS( "BinaryFile.WriteFloat"; $fh; 123,456; 32) ]
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS( "BinaryFile.WriteFloat"; $fh; 123,456; 64) ]
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS( "BinaryFile.Close"; $fh) ]

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Created 12nd June 2017, last changed 10th May 2023

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