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Peeks from socket and returns them hex encoded.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
Socket 3.1 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MBS( "Socket.PeekHex"; SocketID; length )   More


Parameter Description Example
SocketID The socket ID received by Socket.Connect function. $sock
length Maximum number of bytes to read. 10


Returns text encoded as hex or error message.


Peeks from socket and returns them hex encoded.
The text returned may be shorter than length bytes.

If you like to look into the whole buffer, please use Socket.PeekAllHex function.


Read up to 8 bytes and return them as:

$value = MBS( "Socket.ReadHex"; $port; 8 )

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Created 18th August 2014, last changed 15th February 2019

Socket.PeekAllHex   -   Socket.Read

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