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Decompresses a container value.

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MBS( "Container.Decompress"; ContainerValue )


Parameter Description Example value
ContainerValue The container value to decompress.


Returns container value or error.


Decompresses a container value.
If you pass a compressed container value, this function will decompress it and return the container value with uncompressed data.

Compressed containers can be detected by looking if the type list returned by Container.GetTypes contains an item named ZLIB. You can use Container.GetTypeSize to query the size of compressed data alone.


Decompress container:

Set Field [Container Compression::Decompressed; MBS("Container.Decompress"; Container Compression::Compressed)]

See also

Example Databases

Container.DecodeFromHex   -   Container.Deserialize

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