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bitval

Purpose
Compute the value corresponding to a bit number.
Synopsis
function bitval(i:integer):integer
Argument
Bit number (between 0 and 31)
Return value
Value of the selected bit.
Example
In the following, i takes the value 1, j takes the value -2147483648, and k takes the value 16:
i:= bitval(0)
j:= bitval(7)
k:= bitval(4)
Further information
This function computes the value corresponding to a bit number. The evaluation of bitval(i) corresponds to bitshift(1,i)
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