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Reads bytes from socket and returns them as text.
|Component||Version||macOS||Windows||Server||FileMaker Cloud||FileMaker iOS SDK|
|SocketID||The socket ID received by Socket.Connect function.||$sock|
|length||Maximum number of bytes to read.||10|
The text encoding for result.
Default is native. This function can also handle UTF-16 as well as UTF-16LE and UTF-16BE for little/big endian byte order.
Possible encoding names: ANSI, Arabic-Mac, Arabic-Win, Baltic-Win, CentralEurope-Mac, ChineseSimp-Mac, ChineseSimp-Win, ChineseTrad-Mac, ChineseTrad-Win, Cyrillic-Mac, Cyrillic-Win, EasternEurope-Win, Greek-Mac, Greek-Win, Hebrew-Mac, Hebrew-Win, ISO-8859-1, ISO-8859-2, ISO-8859-3, ISO-8859-4, ISO-8859-5, ISO-8859-6, ISO-8859-7, ISO-8859-8, ISO-8859-9, ISO-8859-15, Korean-Johab, Korean-Mac, Korean-Win, Latin1, Mac, Native, ShiftJIS-Mac, ShiftJIS-Win, Turkish-Mac, Turkish-Win, UTF-8, DOS or Windows. Pass native to use the native encoding of the current platform.
Returns text or error message.
DescriptionReads bytes from socket and returns them as text.
The text returned may be shorter than length bytes.
The buffer size of the socket is managed by the OS and can be several megabytes big if needed.
To read the whole input buffer, use Socket.ReadAll. To look into buffer without removing text, please use Socket.Peek function instead.
Read up to 8 bytes and decode them from Windows text encoding into FileMaker:
Connect to a HTTP Server and wait for answer:
Read data and put in a new record:
- Network/Socket Test/Socket Test
- Network/SSL/TCP Socket SSL
- Network/UDP/UDP Receiver
- Network/UDP/UDP Broadcast
- Network/TCP Send and Receive persistent connection/TCP Sender persistent connection
- Network/TCP Send and Receive persistent connection/TCP Receiver persistent connection
- Network/TCP Send and Receive/TCP Receiver
- Network/HTTP Server hosted
- Network/TCP Socket
- Network/HTTP Server local
Created 18th August 2014, last changed 15th February 2019
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