decodescript | Bitcoin

The decodescript method is used to decode a hex-encoded script, providing insights into its structure and purpose. This includes identifying the script type, associated addresses, and whether it is a segwit script.


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  • scriptHex (required): The hex-encoded script to decode.


  • result — an object containing detailed information about the decoded script, including its type, related addresses, and segwit status.
  • error — an object containing an error message if an error occurred, otherwise null.
  • id — an integer representing the ID of the request.

Use case

The decodescript method is invaluable for developers and analysts working with Bitcoin scripts, providing a way to inspect and understand the functionality of arbitrary scripts without executing them.

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