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Plain Text files

Wikipedia on Plain Text
Wikipedia on Character Encodings
Wikipedia on Unicode

Related nodes

Reader (String)
Writer (String)

vvvv uses Unicode internally but it allows you to read and write plain text files in any encoding you like.

Plain Text files are good for:

  • saving texts
  • saving values in a human-readable form

Their weakness:

  • big size of the files
  • conversion of values into characters & loosing precision

Files that contain markup or other meta-data are generally considered plain-text.

Examples in your vvvv\girlpower\ directory:

  • \IO\Files

See also:

Raw binary files

Related nodes

Reader (Raw)
Writer (Raw)
GetBytes (Raw)
AsValue (Raw)
AsString (Raw)
AsColor (Raw)
AsRaw (Value)
AsRaw (String)
AsRaw (Color)
...and many more

Any file on your harddrive can be read using the Reader (Raw). Its raw bytes can be converted into one of vvvvs datatypes or used as they are, only you know the limits. Raw data can also be saved into a file using the Writer (Raw).

Examples in your vvvv\girlpower\ directory:

  • IO\Files

anonymous user login

Shoutbox

~1d ago

catweasel: Lovely, that did it! Just needed right click which wasn't coming through :)

~2d ago

catweasel: is the tablet plugin missing from recent builds? seems like all 35v(64bit, or is that the problem?)

~2d ago

joreg: ...aaaand here's the full workshop schedule for #NODE17 node17-workshop-schedule #vvvv

~4d ago

joreg: here we go: complete list of 49 workshops for #NODE17 node17-workshops-announced schedule still to come #vvvv

~4d ago

velcrome: @superflysiNZ it is pretty cool, and works solid. but you need #m4l

~6d ago

skyliner: i see some potential here

~8d ago

remony: @evvvvil send your bio for NODE17 please I don't know how to reach you!!

~9d ago