[Tutor] question about ord

nephish nephish at xit.net
Tue Nov 15 22:14:52 CET 2005


Thanks for all your help and the link,
looking at the docs right now.
slaute`
shawn


On Wed, 2005-11-16 at 10:05 +1300, Liam Clarke-Hutchinson wrote:
> Hmm, 
> 
> Never thought of doing it that way.
> 
> try - 
> 
> import struct
> 
> a = theByte
> value = ord(a)
> theByteReloaded = struct.pack("i",value)
> 
> You nmay want to check the docs for the struct module at python.org on that
> pattern.
> 
> 
> Liam Clarke-Hutchinson
> 
> 
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> Subject: [Tutor] question about ord
> 
> 
> Hey there,
> 	i am using a script to change a byte into an integer
> like this:
> 	a = the byte
> 	value = ord(a)
> 
> but i cant find the operation that can change it back to a byte. i am sure
> its easy, but i am missing how to do it.
> 
> thanks for any tips
> 
> sk
> 
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