Writes the data structure out as a string.


GML Code Example


Argument Description
id The id of the data structure to write.

Returns: String


This function returns a string which can then be stored or transferred to another data structure using the ds_list_read function.

NOTE: The returned string is not a human readable string, but rather a dump of the contents of the data-structure


GML Code Example

var str;
 str =ds_list_write(list);
 ini_write_string("Lists", "0", str);

The above code opens an ini file and then writes a string containing the information stored in the ds_list indexed in the variable "list". The list is then cleared and the ini file closed.

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