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Can't bit shift characters?

Aren't they treated as binaries? or bits?

2/7/2018 12:27:56 PM

MrCoder

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left shift and right shift are nothing but dividing and multiplying by 2 , so u get the corresponding character for the doubled or halfed value, as in Martin's example 32 for space x<<1, ( means multiplied by 2 one times ) hence 64 so @

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what do you mean by bit shift characters as far as i know you can only shift bits(not bit shift char).

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But why can you bit shift integers? 6 << 1 returns 12

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That only applies to certain languages, I'll try and tell you if it works when I convert it to string

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Hey it worked lmao