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A better Buffer.toString()

Displays buffer content in hex. Characters are grouped into two-character bytes, with a customizable line wrap width.

Install

$ npm install --save buffer-to-string

Usage

const bufferToString = require('buffer-to-string');

bufferToString(new Buffer([0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6]), 3);
/*
00 01 02
03 04 05
06
 */

API

bufferToString(buffer, [width])

input

Type: Buffer

The Buffer to stringify.

width

Type: number
Default: 20

The maximum width before wrapping a newline. It is measured in bytes displayed. The maximum character width can be determined by computing (3 * width) - 1.

License

MIT © Isaac Z. Schlueter, James Talmage

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