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Binary Data Manipulation

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Submitted on: 1/5/2015 4:30:00 PM
By: Lewis E. Moten III (from psc cd)  
Level: Advanced
User Rating: By 2 Users
Compatibility: ASP (Active Server Pages)
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     These two functions allow you to convert between Unicode and Ascii strings. This is great if you are working with the Request.BinaryRead/BinaryWrite methods or binary data within a database.
 
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'**************************************
' Name: Binary Data Manipulation
' Description:These two functions allow you to convert between Unicode and Ascii strings. This is great if you are working with the Request.BinaryRead/BinaryWrite methods or binary data within a database.
' By: Lewis E. Moten III (from psc cd)
'**************************************

Function AsciiToUnicode(ByRef pstrAscii)
	
	Dim llngLength
	Dim llngIndex
	Dim llngAscii
	Dim lstrUnicode
	
	llngLength = LenB(pstrAscii)
	
	For llngIndex = 1 to llngLength
		llngAscii = AscB(MidB(pstrAscii, llngIndex, 1))
		lstrUnicode = lstrUnicode & Chr(llngAscii)
	Next
	
	AsciiToUnicode = lstrUnicode
	
End Function
Function UnicodeToAscii(ByRef pstrUnicode)
	Dim llngLength
	Dim llngIndex
	Dim llngAscii
	Dim lstrAscii
	
	llngLength = Len(pstrUnicode)
	
	For llngIndex = 1 to llngLength
		llngAscii = Asc(Mid(pstrUnicode, llngIndex, 1))
		lstrAscii = lstrUnicode & ChrB(llngAscii)
	Next
	
	UnicodeToAscii = lstrAscii
End Function


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