Still celebrating National IT Professionals Day with 3 months of free Premium Membership. Use Code ITDAY17

x
?
Solved

How to Store -ve Value in a Byte in Visual Basic

Posted on 2004-09-13
3
Medium Priority
?
236 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-13
Hey Friends
  I have created an application which accepts some -ve bytes using WinSock control in Visual Basic.
Now the problem is that one byte is having a -ve value and i need to send a -ve value in a byte.
Is it possible by some means to acheive the same.
ie get and send -ve byte using WinSock control ?
0
Comment
Question by:vikrant_kpr
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
3 Comments
 
LVL 19

Accepted Solution

by:
RanjeetRain earned 500 total points
ID: 12044688
There is no such thing called as a -ve byte.

Probably you mean to say you want to send a byte which represents a negative number. This isn't any different from sending a "normal" byte. If you remember, presentation of negative numbers can be done in two ways, 1's compliment and 2's compliment. Anyway, in order to send a byte representing a negative number you don't need to know all that. Just send it like a number. Dont send it like a string, send it like a number. Let the minus sign (-) preceed the number, VB will automatically send an appropriate byte to the socket.
0

Featured Post

On Demand Webinar: Networking for the Cloud Era

Ready to improve network connectivity? Watch this webinar to learn how SD-WANs and a one-click instant connect tool can boost provisions, deployment, and management of your cloud connection.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

In this post we will learn how to make Android Gesture Tutorial and give different functionality whenever a user Touch or Scroll android screen.
Computer science students often experience many of the same frustrations when going through their engineering courses. This article presents seven tips I found useful when completing a bachelors and masters degree in computing which I believe may he…
Viewers will learn how to properly install Eclipse with the necessary JDK, and will take a look at an introductory Java program. Download Eclipse installation zip file: Extract files from zip file: Download and install JDK 8: Open Eclipse and …
In this fourth video of the Xpdf series, we discuss and demonstrate the PDFinfo utility, which retrieves the contents of a PDF's Info Dictionary, as well as some other information, including the page count. We show how to isolate the page count in a…

688 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question