function::text_strn


Name

function::text_strn — Escape any non-printable chars in a string.

Synopsis

function text_strn:string(input:string,len:long,quoted:long)

Arguments

input
The string to escape.
len
Maximum length of string to return. 0 means MAXSTRINGLEN.
quoted
Put double quotes around the string. If input string is truncated it will have ... after the second quote.

General Syntax

text_strn:string (input:string, len:long, quoted:long)

Description

This function accepts a string of designated length, and any ASCII characters that are not printable are replaced by the corresponding escape sequence in the returned string.