encstr()

Function group Execute on client Platform(s)
String NO All

Syntax

encstr(string[,key])

Description

Encodes the string using key and returns the result. key can be a string of 1-255 characters in length. If omitted, Omnis uses the default key. encstr() marks the string to indicate that it was encoded using Unicode Omnis.

The return value of encstr() is a string that is difficult to decode without knowing the key. To decode the string, and return the original value, use the function decstr().

Example

Calculate lEncoded as encstr('Testing',10)
; encodes the string 'Testing' with the key 10