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/bset [-ta] <&binvar> <N> <asciivalue> [asciivalue ... asciivalue]

Sets the <N>th byte in binary variable &binvar to the specified ascii value.

If the &binvar docent exists it is created.
If <N> is larger than the size of &binvar it will be zero filled up to <N> bytes.
If you specify multiple ASCII values, they are copied to successive positions after byte position N.

Switches

-t - Treat values a plain text.
-a - Disables UTF-8 encoding of characters in the range 0-255, as long as the line contains no characters > 255.
-1 - TODO

Parameters

<&binvar> - The &binvar to modify.
<N> - The byte to modify.
<asciivalue> - The ASCII value to insert.

Example

alias example {
  ; Create a binary variable set it to "This is fun!" 
  bset -t &Example 1 This is fun!

  ; Print out the content of the variable
  echo -a $bvar(&Example, 1-).text
}

Updated by Per Amundsen 21 days ago · 4 revisions

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