ByteData

Available since LÖVE 0.11.0
This type is not supported in earlier versions.

Data object containing arbitrary bytes in an contiguous memory.

There are currently no LÖVE functions provided for manipulating the contents of a ByteData, but Data:getPointer can be used with LuaJIT's FFI to access and write to the contents directly.

Constructors

love.data.newByteData Creates a new Data object containing arbitrary bytes. Added since 11.0

Functions

Data:clone Creates a new copy of the Data object. Added since 11.0
Data:getPointer Gets a pointer to the Data.
Data:getSize Gets the Data's size in bytes.
Data:getString Gets the full Data as a string. Added since 0.9.0
Object:release Immediately destroys the object's Lua reference. Added since 11.0
Object:type Gets the type of the object as a string.
Object:typeOf Checks whether an object is of a certain type.

Supertypes

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