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dataView.setUint16

The setUint16() method stores an unsigned 16-bit integer (unsigned short) value at the specified byte offset from the start of the DataView.

Syntax

dataview.setUint16(byteOffset, value [, littleEndian])

Parameters

byteOffset
The offset, in byte, from the start of the view where to store the data.
value
The value to set.
littleEndian
Optional Indicates whether the 16-bit int is stored in little- or big-endian format. If false or undefined, a big-endian value is written.

Return value

undefined.

Errors thrown

RangeError
Thrown if the byteOffset is set such as it would store beyond the end of the view.

Examples

Using the setUint16 method

var buffer = new ArrayBuffer(8);
var dataview = new DataView(buffer);
dataview.setUint16(1, 3);
dataview.getUint16(1); // 3

Specifications

Browser compatibilityUpdate compatibility data on GitHub

Desktop
Chrome Edge Firefox Internet Explorer Opera Safari
setUint16 9 12 15 10 12.1 5.1
Mobile
Android webview Chrome for Android Firefox for Android Opera for Android Safari on iOS Samsung Internet
setUint16 4 18 15 12.1 4.2 1.0
Server
Node.js
setUint16 0.10

See also

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https://wiki.developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/JavaScript/Reference/Global_Objects/DataView/setUint16