Return the high-order (leftmost) word in a number.
XSharp.Core (in XSharp.Core.dll) Version: 2.7
Syntax Request Example
dwValue AS DWORD
) AS WORD
public static ushort HiWord(
- Type: UInt32
The number whose high-order word you want to get.
Related data can be stored in the high-order and low-order words of a variable.
Therefore, instead of creating and returning a 2-element array, it may be more efficient to return a double word whose 2 words contain separate information.
Also, many Windows API functions receive data in a LONGINT argument.
Usually the high-order and low-order words of this argument contain different information about a window and its messages. HiWord() can be used to extract the high-order word of this argument.
This example applies HiWord() and LoWord() to a binary number.
It also displays the high-order and low-order portions of the binary number as 2 separate numbers: