|Examples||Mac & Win||Server||Client||Guides||Statistic||FMM||Blog||Deprecated||Old|
Peeks bytes from socket and returns them as text.
|Socket||3.1||✅ Yes||✅ Yes||✅ Yes||✅ Yes||✅ Yes|
|SocketID||The socket ID received by Socket.Connect function.||$sock|
|length||Maximum number of bytes to read.||10|
|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.
Returns text or error message.
DescriptionPeeks bytes from socket and returns them as text.
The text returned may be shorter than length bytes.
If you like to look into the whole buffer, please use Socket.PeekAll function.
Read up to 8 bytes and decode them from Windows text encoding into FileMaker:
This function is free to use.
Created 18th August 2014, last changed 15th February 2019