Read Binary File Time Span

Verb: binaryReadTimeSpan

Available from: <Standard>

Gets the time span from a binary file.

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


binaryReadTimeSpan --file(BinaryFileReader) (TimeSpan)=value


Script Designer Required AcceptedTypes Description
--file Binary reader Required Binary File Reader Binary file that holds the data.


Script Designer AcceptedTypes Description
value Time span Time Span Time span obtained from the file.


Gets a time span from a binary file.

defVar --name binaryReader --type BinaryFileReader
defVar --name timeSpan --type TimeSpan
//Open the file informed for reading.
//Download the following file to execute the command.
openBinaryReader --share "Read" --path "binaryTimeSpan.txt" --encoding "Default" binaryReader=value
//Get the time span contained in the file.
binaryReadTimeSpan --file ${binaryReader} timeSpan=value
logMessage --message "${timeSpan}" --type "Info"
//Execution returns the time span in the variable "timeSpan".

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 Read Binary File Time Span command to work correctly, a file with a time span value in binary is needed;
  • The Binary reader parameter uses the variable that is generated by the Open Binary File for Reading command, which holds the file used for reading.
  • See Also

  • Binary Read Int
  • Close Binary File
  • Close Text File
  • Get Binary File Boolean
  • Get Binary File Characters
  • Get Binary File Text
  • 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 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