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Convert strings to bitstrings.
Background Information
A bitstring is a kind of string, made up of a compressed series of bits. ObjectScript provides the $BIT function and other functions for working with bitstrings. For an overview, see Bitstrings in the ObjectScript Tutorial.
Available Tools
In addition to the language functions, InterSystems provides the following tools:
%SYSTEM.Bit class
Provides the following methods to convert to bitstrings:
Availability: All namespaces.
Reminder
The special variable $SYSTEM is bound to the %SYSTEM package. This means that instead of ##class(%SYSTEM.class).method(), you can use $SYSTEM.class.method().


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