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Socket.PeekHex

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

Parameters

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

Result

Returns text encoded as hex or error message.

Description

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.

Examples

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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