ToBinary

Calculates the binary representation of Base64-encoded data.

ToBinary( data [, charset ] )

Returns: binary

Argument Description
data
any, required

A variable representing data in Base64-encoded format or a PDF document.

charset
string, optional

if first argument is a string and this argument is set, the string is not handled as base64 encoded string, it is simply converted to a binary, with help of the given argument.

the value can be a valid charset name, "web" for the web charset defined with this context or "resource" for the resource charset defined in the context.

Examples

base_64 = ToBase64("I am a string.");
dump(ToBinary(base_64));

See also