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Returns the numeric value of a byte.

Syntax:

byteToNum(<byte>)

Examples:

byteToNum(byte 1 of tString)
if byteToNum(nextByte) = 0 then next repeat
numToByte(byteToNum("Z")) -- returns Z

Converts a single byte to a numeric value in the range 0-255

The byteToNum function is the inverse of the numToByte function.

Parameters:

  • byte: Any expression that evaluates to a byte. If you specify a stringcontaining more than one byte, all bytes but the first are ignored.
  • Returns: The byteToNum function returns an integer between zero and 255.

See also: charToNum (function), numToByte (function), numToChar (function), BinaryEncode, BinaryDecode