LOBYTE


Gets the lowest byte of the operand.

Syntax:
#define Lobyte( expr ) (Cast(Uinteger, expr) and &h000000FF)

Usage:
result = Lobyte( expr )

Parameters:
expr
A numeric expression, converted to an Uinteger value.

Return Value:
Returns the value of the low byte of expr.

Description:
This macro converts the numeric expression expr to an Uinteger value, then expands to an Uinteger representing the value of its least-significant (low) byte.

Examples:
Dim N As UInteger

'Note there are 16 bits
N = &b1010101110000001
Print "N is                                       "; N
Print "The binary representation of N is          "; Bin(N)
Print "The most significant byte (MSB) of N is    "; HiByte(N)
Print "The least significant byte (LSB) of N is   "; LoByte(N)
Print "The binary representation of the MSB is    "; Bin(HiByte(N))
Print "The binary representation of the LSB is    "; Bin(LoByte(N))
Sleep


The output would look like:
N Is                                       43905
The Binary representation of N Is          1010101110000001
The most significant Byte (MSB) of N Is    171
The least significant Byte (LSB) of N Is   129
The Binary representation of the MSB Is    10101011
The Binary representation of the LSB Is    10000001



Dialect Differences:
Differences from QB:
See also:
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