into binary

Convert value to a binary primitive

Signature

> into binary ...rest

Parameters

  • ...rest: column paths to convert to binary (for table input)

Examples

convert string to a nushell binary primitive

> 'This is a string that is exactly 52 characters long.' | into binary

convert a number to a nushell binary primitive

> 1 | into binary

convert a boolean to a nushell binary primitive

> true | into binary

convert a filesize to a nushell binary primitive

> ls | where name == LICENSE | get size | into binary

convert a filepath to a nushell binary primitive

> ls | where name == LICENSE | get name | path expand | into binary

convert a decimal to a nushell binary primitive

> 1.234 | into binary