Get Date and Time in Binary

Verb: binaryReadDateTime

Available from: <Standard>

Gets the date and time from within a binary file.

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


binaryReadDateTime --file(BinaryFileReader) (DateTime)=value


Script Designer Required AcceptedTypes Description
--file Binary file Required Binary File Reader Binary file used for reading.


Script Designer AcceptedTypes Description
value Date time Date Time Date and time taken from file.


Gets the date and time that are saved in binary within a text file.

defVar --name binaryReader --type BinaryFileReader
defVar --name dateTime --type DateTime
// Open the file informed for reading.
// Download the following file to execute the command.
openBinaryReader --share "Read" --path "binaryDate.txt" --encoding "Default" binaryReader=value
// Get the date and time contained in the text file.
binaryReadDateTime --file ${binaryReader} dateTime=value
logMessage --message "${dateTime}" --type "Info"
// Returns the date and time value.

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 Date and Time in Binary command to work correctly, there must be a file with a date and time value saved in binary.

The Binary file 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 Binary File Text
  • 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