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Description of MUSHclient world function: world.SendPkt

Name SendPkt
Type Method
Summary Sends a low-level packet of data to the MUD
Prototype long SendPkt(BSTR Packet);

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This sends the specified text to the world.

A newline is not appended to it.

If the text contains the IAC character (0xFF) a second IAC character is NOT appended to it (as normally happens).

The text does not go through the OnPluginSend plugin callback, nor through the OnPluginSent callback.

The text is not echoed to the screen.

It is intended only for low-level sending of data for things like telnet negotiation options.

Note: Available in version 3.81 onwards.

VBscript example
SendPkt Chr(255) & Chr (252) & Chr (31)  ' IAC WONT NAWS
Lua example
SendPkt (string.char (255, 252, 31))  -- IAC WONT NAWS
Lua notes
The data may include imbedded null characters (0x00) as the Lua string is not tested for being null-terminated.
Returns eWorldClosed : The world is closed
eOK: Sent OK

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Introduced in version 3.81

See also ...

Function Description
Execute Executes a command as if you had typed it into the command window
LogSend Sends a message to the MUD and logs it
Note Sends a note to the output window
Queue Queues a command for sending at the "speed walk" rate.
Send Sends a message to the MUD
SendImmediate Sends a message to the MUD immediately, bypassing the speedwalk queue
SendNoEcho Sends a message to the MUD without echoing in the output window
SendPush Sends a message to the MUD and saves it in the command history buffer

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