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# cgbitget.pro

## top cgBitGet

Utilities

`result = cgBitGet(number, bit [, /SILENT])`

The program is used to obtain the value of a particular bit in an integer number.

### Return value

The function returns the bit value (0 or 1) of a specified bit in a supplied number.

### Parameters

- number in required type=integer
The number from which the bit value is obtained. It should be a scalar integer. If it is not, it is converted to a scalar integer by rounding.

- bit in required type=integer
The number of the bit you are interested in. A value between 0 and 63. If not supplied, all 64 bit values of the number are returned. May be an array of bit numbers.

### Keywords

- SILENT in optional type=boolean default=0
If set, suppresses informational messages regarding rounding operations.

### Examples

Here is how to use this program:

```
IDL> !X.Style = 5
IDL> Print, cgBitGet(!X.Style, 2)
1
```

### Author information

- Author:
FANNING SOFTWARE CONSULTING:

`David W. Fanning 1645 Sheely Drive Fort Collins, CO 80526 USA Phone: 970-221-0438 E-mail: david@idlcoyote.com Coyote's Guide to IDL Programming: http://www.idlcoyote.com`

- Copyright:
Copyright (c) 2006-2014, Fanning Software Consulting, Inc.

- History:
Change History:

`Written by David W. Fanning, 14 June 2006.`

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