String.byte

Available since: Gideros 2011.6
Class: string

Description

Returns the internal numerical codes of the characters s[i], s[i+1], ···, s[j].

(numbers) = string.byte(s,i,j)

The default value for i is 1; the default value for j is i.

Returns nil if index out of range.

Numerical codes are not necessarily portable across platforms.

Parameters

s: (string) string to get numerical codes from
i: (number) start symbol (default = 1) optional
j: (number) end symbol (defaults = i) optional

Return values

Returns (numbers) numerical codes of characters in provided range or nil