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Reads a float value.

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


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


Returns value or error.


Reads a float value.
See also BinaryFile.WriteFloat for writing.


Read floating point values:

Set Variable [ $fh ; Value: MBS( "BinaryFile.Open"; "/Users/cs/Desktop/output.dat" ) ]
Set Variable [ $v1 ; Value: MBS( "BinaryFile.ReadFloat"; $fh; 32) ]
Set Variable [ $v1 ; Value: MBS( "BinaryFile.ReadFloat"; $fh; 64) ]
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS( "BinaryFile.Close"; $fh) ]

See also

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Created 12nd June 2017, last changed 17th July 2022

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