[Tutor] Fwd: how to see a number as two bytes

Luke Paireepinart rabidpoobear at gmail.com
Mon Oct 20 18:23:08 CEST 2008

```I'm not sure if those values are correct;  I can check later tonight,
but I'm doing some statechart diagrams for class right now.  They
sound reasonable but I can't be sure.

On Mon, Oct 20, 2008 at 11:20 AM, shawn bright <nephish at gmail.com> wrote:
> jeez, i screwed up, i ment num = 600, not 6
> thanks
>
> On Mon, Oct 20, 2008 at 11:16 AM, Luke Paireepinart
> <rabidpoobear at gmail.com> wrote:
>> No, I'm not sure what you mean.
>> Given this number
>>
>> 100101010101101011
>>
>> the operation will slice off bits on the left with the % 2**16 so that
>> we only have 16 bits,
>> 0101010101101011
>> then it will shift this value to the right so that we only have the
>> highest 8 bits
>> 01010101
>> that will be stored in high.
>> Then it will slice off the bits on the left with the 2**8 so that we
>> only have 8 bits left,
>> 01101011
>> and that is your low value.
>>
>> On Mon, Oct 20, 2008 at 11:04 AM, shawn bright <nephish at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> so using this, if num ==6, then i should get 2 and 88 ?
>>> thanks, just checking to make sure i get what you wrote.
>>> shawn
>>>
>>> On Mon, Oct 20, 2008 at 11:00 AM, Luke Paireepinart
>>> <rabidpoobear at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>>>> From: Luke Paireepinart <rabidpoobear at gmail.com>
>>>> Date: Mon, Oct 20, 2008 at 11:00 AM
>>>> Subject: Re: [Tutor] how to see a number as two bytes
>>>> To: shawn bright <nephish at gmail.com>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> high, low = ((num % 2**16) >> 8, num % 2**8)  or something thereabouts.
>>>>
>>>> On Mon, Oct 20, 2008 at 10:47 AM, shawn bright <nephish at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> hey there all,
>>>>> i have a script that needs to send a number as two bytes.
>>>>> how would i be able to see a number expressed as a hi byte and a lo byte?
>>>>>
>>>>> thanks
>>>>> shawn
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