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I have a rather large file that is saved as hex ascii ie a=61 so basically the file would read "616263646566", I would like to convert that to "abcdef" but the chr function only converts decimal ascii values. Right now when I read it I get 61 = "=". Is there a way to toggel this so it converts hex and is that the most effecient way of converting it? The file is quite large.


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This gives you the idea. If your file is more than one line, make a loop.

$ReadStr = '0x' & FileReadLine("your_file.txt")
$Str = BinaryToString($ReadStr, 1)
ConsoleWrite('Converted data is: ' & $Str & @LF) ; or write to a file

If you know or suspect that the source is an image of UTF-8 (Unicode) text, then use the relevant flag in BinaryToString.

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_HexToString should do the trick.

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