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Write samples or frames to a raw headless data binary data file. Data may be written as either 1, 2, or 4 byte integers, or as 4 byte floating point numbers. The file name is supplied as a parameter. A file path and file extension may also be supplied.

The byte order of the data in the file must be specified using the BYTE_ORDER parameter. This must be set to either:

The input data is also copied to the block's output.

Inputs Meaning Sample 1-D frame $\ge$2-D frame
in1 signal channel 1 YES YES YES

Outputs Meaning
out1 copy of in1

Parameters Type Default Meaning
FILE_NAME String - The file to open
FILE_PATH String "" Directory path to prefix to filename
FILE_EXTENSION String "" Extension to postfix to filename
BYTE_ORDER {BE, LE} BE BE=Big Endian, LE=Little Endian
BYTES_PER_SAMPLE Integer 2 bytes per sample (either 1, 2, or 4)
FLOATING_POINT Boolean False True=float point, False=Integer output

Documentation for CTKv1.1.4 - Last modified: Wed Jun 27 16:20:03 BST 2001