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Decode a byte string.

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Text 3.0 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "Text.DecodeFromBytes"; text { ; Encoding } )   More

(old name: String.DecodeFromBytes)


Parameter Description Example Flags
text The text to process. "65 66 67"
Encoding 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, ISO-8859-1, Latin1, Mac, Native, UTF-8, DOS, Hex, Base64 or Windows. More listed in the FAQ.
"UTF-8" Optional


Returns decoded text.


Decode a byte string.
A byte string here is a text string with byte numbers like this: "65 66 67" which as text would be "ABC".


Decode Hex as UTF-8:

MBS( "Text.DecodeFromBytes"; "65 66 67"; "utf8" )

Example result: "ABC"

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Created 18th August 2014, last changed 11st December 2016

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