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Originally posted by Hung Tang: And can anyone determine what 5>>38023 would be?
Short answer, do a search for bit operations in the forum - you'll find a ton. Slightly longer answer, when shifting by a value greater than the number of bits in the value you're shifting, take that value and mod it by the size of the value you're shifting. For example: