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Integer to Byte

Balaji Bang
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Joined: Apr 23, 2007
Posts: 182


how the convertion from integer to byte happens?
byte y=(byte)230;

y value is -26.how the result will be -26
anyone please help me.....
Ankit Garg

Joined: Aug 03, 2008
Posts: 9465

Well Banu the value 230 is out of the range of byte which is from -128 to 127. So the value 230 will be truncated. This truncation happens at the binary level. Just read a tutorial about Number Systems to understand this concept...

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