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Reads a single byte from the file.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
BinaryFile 7.3 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "BinaryFile.ReadByte"; BinaryFileRef )   More


Parameter Description Example
BinaryFileRef The reference number for the open file. $FH


Returns value or error.


Reads a single byte from the file.
Returns empty result if reading fails.
See also BinaryFile.WriteByte for writing.

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Created 12nd June 2017, last changed 12nd June 2017

BinaryFile.Position - BinaryFile.ReadContainer