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left shift operator - qsn

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I have an array A[10] of type short, and I want to left shift the value
in index 0 by four. I tried the following statement:

A[0] << = 4;

Unfortunately, I get the following error when I try to compile:
-- expected primary-expression before '=' token.

Any ideas/suggestions what i'm missing or doing wrong?



Oct 3 '06 #1
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A[0] << = 4;
Get rid of the space between << and =.

A[0] <<= 4;

Beware of integer promotion when playing around with anything smaller than an


Frederick Gotham
Oct 3 '06 #2

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