MKLONGINT


Does a binary copy from a longint variable to a string, setting its length to 8 bytes

Syntax:
declare function Mklongint ( byval number as longint ) as string

Usage:
result = Mklongint[$]( number )

Parameters:
number
A longint variable to binary copy to a string.

Return Value:
Returns a string with a binary copy of the longint.

Description:
Does a binary copy from a Longint variable to a string, setting its length to 8 bytes. The resulting string can be read back to a longint by Cvlongint

This function is useful to write numeric values to buffers without using a Type definition.

Examples:
Dim a As LongInt, b As String
a = 4534
b = MKLongInt(a)
Print a, CVLongInt(b)
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