Get Binary File Text

Verb: binaryReadString

Available from: <Standard>

This command is used to get a text from a binary file.

The command interprets all file types (.txt, .html, .pdf, ...) as binary.


binaryReadString --file(BinaryFileReader) (String)=value


Script Designer Required AcceptedTypes Description
--file Binary reader Required Binary File Reader Binary file, opened by the Open Binary File for Reading command, from which the text should be obtained.


Script Designer AcceptedTypes Description
value Text Text Text obtained from the binary file.


The command gets a text in binary, using the Open Binary File for Reading to open and read the file.

defVar --name binaryReader --type BinaryFileReader
defVar --name valueText --type String
//Open the file informed for reading.
//Download the following file to execute the command.
openBinaryReader --share "Read" --path "binaryFile.txt" --encoding "Default" binaryReader=value
//Get text contained in file.
binaryReadString --file ${binaryReader} valueText=value
//Returns the text.
logMessage --message "${valueText}" --type "Info"
//Close the binary file.
binaryFileClose --file ${binaryReader}

Download File

For the correct operation of the script above, it is necessary to download the file and enter its path in the "Path" parameter of the "Open Binary File to Read" command.


For the Get Binary File Text command to work correctly, a file with a binary text is needed.

The Binary reader parameter uses the variable that is generated by the Open Binary File for Reading command, which holds the file containing the binary value.

See Also

  • Binary Read Int
  • Close Binary File
  • Close Text File
  • Get Binary File Boolean
  • Get Binary File Characters
  • Get Date and Time in Binary
  • Get Table from a Text File
  • Get Text File Line
  • Go to Text Reader Line
  • Move Index in Binary File
  • Open Binary File for Reading
  • Open Binary File for Writing
  • Open Text File for Reading
  • Open Text File for Writing
  • Read Binary File Decimal
  • Read Binary File Time Span
  • Read Delimited Line of Text File
  • Read Text to the End
  • Save Changes to Binary File
  • Save Changes to Text File
  • Write Boolean in Binary File
  • Write Date Time in Binary File
  • Write Decimal to Binary File
  • Write Delimited Text Line to Text File
  • Write Delimited Texts in Text File
  • Write in Text File
  • Write Integer to Binary File
  • Write Text in Binary File
  • Write Text Line to Text File
  • Write Time Span in Binary File