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Writes a single byte to the socket.

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MBS( "Socket.WriteByte"; SocketID; Value )   More


Parameter Description Example
SocketID The socket ID received by Socket.Connect function. $sock
Value The byte value. Range from 0 to 255. 13


Returns OK or error message.


Writes a single byte to the socket.
This is useful if you need to send single control bytes like message start or message end.

Result is -1 if socket can't write. See Socket.LastError for error code.
Changed in v10.4 to return error if socket is closed or disconnected instead of -1.

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Created 18th August 2014, last changed 31st August 2020

Socket.Write   -   Socket.WriteHex

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