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String to Bynary (Fast Conversion)

lson_98 asked
Last Modified: 2013-11-27
Is there anyone that knows a fast String to Binary conversion with VBA?
Here an example of slow conversion and a fast conversion o Binary to String
Function String_To_Binary(S As String) As Variant
'It takes Long time to Converts the string into a Bynary array() if the string is long...
'Standard conversion...
Dim I As Long, V As Variant
ReDim V(0 To Len(S) - 1) As Byte
For I = 1 To Len(S)
    V(I - 1) = AscB(Mid(S, I, 1))
Next I
String_To_Binary = V
End Function
Function BinaryToString(ByteArray As Variant) As String
'--- Fast Converts the binary content to text
Dim X As New ADODB.Recordset, L As Long
BinaryToString = ""
If IsNull(ByteArray) Then Exit Function
L = LenB(ByteArray)
If L > 0 Then
    X.Fields.Append "mBinary", adLongVarChar, L
    'Use the AppendChunk method to append a Byte Array as a string!
    X("mBinary").AppendChunk ByteArray
    BinaryToString = X("mBinary")
End If
End Function

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