Thread: truncating front

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    truncating front


    if I have an integer for instance
    int x= -3

    and I try to print it in hex
    printf("%X", x);

    It prints out FFFFD.

    Is there an easy function in the library that will cut off some of the front F's?

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    printf( "%X", x &0xFF );
    Width specifiers don't work with %X so you'll need to mask it like that.

    Hope is the first step on the road to disappointment.

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    hmmm interesting...

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