Binary.Buffer

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Binary.Buffer is a Power Query M function that stores a binary value in memory, resulting in a stable binary value with a deterministic length and byte order. The function returns a buffered binary value.

Compatible with: Power BI Service Power BI Desktop Excel Microsoft 365

Syntax

Binary.Buffer( binary as nullable binary ) as nullable binary

Description

Buffers the binary value in memory. The result of this call is a stable binary value, which means it will have a deterministic length and order of bytes.

Examples

Create a stable version of the binary value.

// Output: #binary( {0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10} )
Binary.Buffer( Binary.FromList( {0..10} ) )

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Microsoft documentation: https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/powerquery-m/binary-buffer