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$MVICONVS
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A MultiValue external-to-internal conversion function for dynamic arrays.
Synopsis
$MVICONVS(dynarray,code)
Arguments
dynarray A MultiValue dynamic array, each element of which specifies a value in external (display) format.
code A character code, specified as a quoted string, that specifies the type of conversion to perform. Conversion is from external format to internal format.
Description
The $MVICONVS function is a MultiValue conversion function used to convert the element values in a MultiValue dynamic array from external (output) format to internal (storage) format. The type of conversion is specified by a character code string that is specific to the type of data to be converted.
$MVICONVS is a Caché SQL extension and is intended for MultiValue data compatibility. It is functionally identical to the MultiValue ICONVS function, as described in the Caché MVBasic Reference. Refer to ICONV for further information.
The $MVICONVS function converts dynamic array elements from external format to internal format. The $MVOCONVS function converts dynamic array elements from internal format to external format. You can use the $MVICONV function to convert a string from external format to internal format.
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