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Description

Use to write one or more integer values to a file. This command will accept any number of integer arguments, including arrays.

The following list shows the different cast types. Note that data can be lost when casting. 'Signed' means the value can be negative. 'Unsigned' means value will always be positive.

CastDescription
"c"Writes integer as a signed character, or a signed 8 bit (1 byte) value
"uc"Writes integer as an unsigned character, or an unsigned 8 bit (1 byte) value
"s"Writes integer as a signed short integer, or a signed 16 bit (2 bytes) value
"us"Writes integer as an unsigned short integer, or an unsigned 16 bit (2 bytes) value
"i"Writes integer as a signed integer, or a signed 32 bit (4 bytes) value
"ui"Writes integer as an unsigned integer, or an unsigned 32 bit (4 bytes) value
"f"Writes integer as a floating point value, a 32 bit (4 byte) value

Functional area

Disk I/O

Command syntax

Syntax

writeInt fileID intVal1 [intVal2...] [-cast string]

Arguments

NameTypeRequiredComments
int2optional int or int array
Command can accept any number of ints/arrays to write to the file
int1int or int array
One or more values to be written to the file
fileIDint
ID of file previously opened with fileOpen

Flags

NameFlag argumentsArgument typeExclusive toComments
cast1stringData type to cast to. Possible types are listed above. Note that data can be lost when casting.

Return value

void

Examples

//Write example
int $val = 50;
int $fileID;
int $fileID = `fileOpen "C:/FileTesting.txt" "w"`;

// Write the int value
writeInt $fileID $val;
fileClose $fileID;

Additional information

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