IBw.d Informat: UNIX

Reads integer binary (fixed-point) values.
Category: Numeric
Default: 4
Ranges: 1 to 8, 0 to 10
UNIX specifics: byte values
See: IBw.d Informat in SAS Formats and Informats: Reference


The IBw.d informat reads fixed-point binary values. For integer binary data, the high-order bit is the value's sign: 0 for positive values, 1 for negative. Negative values are represented in two's-complement notation. If the informat includes a d value, the data value is divided by 10d.