[fpc-pascal] wiki page confusion with Ordinal to Word conversion

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Fri Mar 11 12:14:25 CET 2011

On 11 Mar 2011, at 11:41, Ben wrote:

> Based on this wiki description, If a value of Ord(True) is assigned to say a Word variable, the value of that Word variable is now -1.  How is that possible when the Word type has a valid range of only 0..65535??

byte/word/long/qwordbool is used as a shorthand for bytebool, wordbool, longbool, qwordbool. Try this:

program test;

 w: word;
 bo: wordbool;
 bo := True;
 w := ord(bo);


More information about the fpc-pascal mailing list