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Mental Block: Convert text field to binary

Mental Block: Convert text field to binary

Mental Block: Convert text field to binary

I need to (and cannot engage brain) convert a text field
ie: $value1 from contents "This is a test" to the binary
representation of the field contents, in one quick execution.
I KNOW I've had that line before but it has completely escaped me. help?

RE: Mental Block: Convert text field to binary

pack or unpack?

RE: Mental Block: Convert text field to binary

Pack now and later unpack
but that's a different problem

Lee Hempfling
Mediais Corporation
Complex problems require simple solutions.

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