Manual Reference Pages - BTOA (1)
btoa - binary to ascii conversion.
btoa [options] [file]
Read numbers of the given type from the input stream until eof. Print each number on the stdout (one number per line) to the given precision.
The input data type, which may be one of the list: char, short, int, float, double, ascii.
Silent options for short, int and float are retained for compatibility with earlier versions. If used, these override the type option.
The number of decimal places for ascii output. Setting precision=0 gives (truncated) integer output.
When converting binary doubles or floats to ascii, and then back to binary, there will be some difference between the binary files because the ascii output is printed with limited precision.
options atob ftos stof
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