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Formats under UNIX

PIBw.d Format: UNIX

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



The PIBw.d format writes fixed-point binary values, treating all values as positive. Thus, the high-order bit is part of the value, rather than the value's sign. If a d value is specified, the data value is multiplied by 10d.

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

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