Function I2bin() Foundation
Converts a numeric value to 16 bit integer.
I2bin( <nInteger> ) --> cBinary
The return value of I2bin() is a character string of two characters containing the numeric value as a 16 bit integer.
I2bin() converts numeric values in the range of -32768 to +32767 to their binary representation. The function returns a character string of two characters, where the first character represents the lower value byte. I2bin() ignores decimal places and converts only the integer portion of a number. The counterpart of I2bin() is Bin2i().
I2Bin() is frequently used in connection with the low level file functions. This is sometimes done to allow definition of a special or unique file formats, or to provide a data compression technique for integer values.
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