Re: Error checking in QB

 BBS: Inland Empire Archive
Date: 10-16-92 (17:01)             Number: 296
From: TONY ELLIOTT                 Refer#: NONE
  To: VICTOR YIU                    Recvd: NO  
Subj: Re: Error checking in QB       Conf: (2) Quik_Bas

 VY> If you're talking about getting AX and separating AL and AH, do
 VY> this... X =
 VY> AL = X AND 255
 VY> AH = X \ 256    ' I believe this will work...

Doing an integer divide will work fine as long as AX is positive. BASIC
views 16 bit integers as signed. Here's another approach that's faster
and not vulernable to signed integer problems:

    AL% = PEEK(VARPTR(Reg.AX))      'Peek the low byte and put it AL%
    AH% = PEEK(VARPTR(Reg.AX) + 1)  'Peek the high byte and put it in AH%


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