writes an encoded version of the file source to the file dest.
decodes the file before reading its contents.
Details and Options
- Encoded files contain only printable ASCII characters. They begin with a special sequence that is recognized by Get.
- On certain computer systems Encode["source","dest",MachineID->"ID"] can be used to generate an encoded file that can be read only on a computer with a particular $MachineID.
- No function is provided in the Wolfram Language to convert encoded files back to their original form.
- File["name"] may be used to specify a file name.
Wolfram Research (1991), Encode, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Encode.html (updated 2016).
Wolfram Language. 1991. "Encode." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research. Last Modified 2016. https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Encode.html.
Wolfram Language. (1991). Encode. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/Encode.html