encodeToByteArray

Common
JVM
JS
Native
1.3
fun String.encodeToByteArray(): ByteArray

Encodes this string to an array of bytes in UTF-8 encoding.

Any malformed char sequence is replaced by the replacement byte sequence.

Common
JVM
JS
1.4
fun String.encodeToByteArray(
    startIndex: Int = 0,
    endIndex: Int = this.length,
    throwOnInvalidSequence: Boolean = false
): ByteArray
Native
1.3
fun String.encodeToByteArray(
    startIndex: Int,
    endIndex: Int,
    throwOnInvalidSequence: Boolean
): ByteArray

Encodes this string or its substring to an array of bytes in UTF-8 encoding.

Parameters

startIndex - the beginning (inclusive) of the substring to encode, 0 by default.

endIndex - the end (exclusive) of the substring to encode, length of this string by default.

throwOnInvalidSequence - specifies whether to throw an exception on malformed char sequence or replace.

Exceptions

IndexOutOfBoundsException - if startIndex is less than zero or endIndex is greater than the length of this string.

IllegalArgumentException - if startIndex is greater than endIndex.

CharacterCodingException - if this string contains malformed char sequence and throwOnInvalidSequence is true.