Is there an example that would demonstrate automatic encoding and decoding of OpenType values as well as manual encoding and decoding?

Yes, there is such an example which demonstrates the benefits of automatic decoding when a PDU contains numerous open type values at various nesting levels. It attempts to decode open type values that are nested in a complex NBAP message automatically and then demonstrates how much extra code you would have to write in order to decode these nested open types manually. The output from this example can be found in autodec.out. For more detailed information, refer to autodec.txt that is included in the "download" below.

To make it easier for you to run the example from the command line, two scripts are included, a Unix .sh and a Windows .bat.

To run it on a Unix platform, cd to the autodec directory and type:


To run it on Windows, cd to the autodec directory and type:


To do a cleanup on Windows, type:

run cleanup

To do a cleanup on Unix, type:

./ cleanup

To download, click on the file below:

The samples included with some of the Knowledge Center answers are meant for your general understanding of the OSS products. Different versions of the products might produce slightly different outputs. Consult the products documentation and samples for the most up-to-date products information and code examples.

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