Available since LÖVE 0.7.0
This object is not supported in earlier versions.

Data representing the contents of a file.


love.filesystem.newFileData Creates a new FileData object from a file on disk, or from a string in memory. Added since 0.7.0


Data:clone Creates a new copy of the Data object. Added since 11.0
Data:getFFIPointer Gets an FFI pointer to the Data. Added since 11.3
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
FileData:getExtension Gets the extension of the FileData. Added since 0.7.0
FileData:getFilename Gets the filename of the FileData. Added since 0.7.0
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.


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