long

[Data Types]

Description

Long variables are extended size variables for number storage, and store 32 bits (4 bytes), from -2,147,483,648 to 2,147,483,647.

If doing math with integers, at least one of the numbers must be followed by an L, forcing it to be a long. See the Integer Constants page for details.

Syntax

long var = val;

var - the long variable name val - the value assigned to the variable

Example Code

  long speedOfLight = 186000L;   // see the Integer Constants page for explanation of the 'L'

See also

  • LANGUAGE String()

  • LANGUAGE array

  • LANGUAGE boolean

  • LANGUAGE byte

  • LANGUAGE char

  • LANGUAGE double

  • LANGUAGE float

  • LANGUAGE int

  • LANGUAGE short

  • LANGUAGE string

  • LANGUAGE unsignedChar

  • LANGUAGE unsignedInt

  • LANGUAGE unsignedLong

  • LANGUAGE void

  • LANGUAGE word