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Formats under UNIX

IBw.d Format: UNIX

Writes integer binary (fixed-point) values.
Category: Numeric
Width range: 1 to 8
Default width: 4
Decimal Range: 0-10
Alignment: left
UNIX specifics: byte order
See: IBw.d format in SAS Language Reference: Dictionary



The IBw.d format writes integer binary (fixed-point) values. Integers are stored in integer-binary, or fixed-point, form. For example, the number 2 is stored as 00000002. If the format includes a d value, the data value is multiplied by 10d.

For more details, see Reading and Writing Binary Data in UNIX Environments.

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