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Perform bitwise or operation.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
Math 4.1 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "Math.BitwiseOR"; value1; value2... )   More


Parameter Description Example
value1 The first number. 5
value2... The second number. 6


Returns number.


Perform bitwise or operation.
Only for integer numbers. You can pass several values to combine more than 2 values.

Updated to use 64-bit signed integers in version 7.3.

This function takes variable number of parameters. Pass as much parameters as needed separated by the semicolon in FileMaker.
Please repeat value2 parameter as often as you need.


Applies bitwise or for three numbers which gives 23:

MBS("Math.BitwiseOR"; 5; 6; 16)

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This function is free to use.

Created 18th August 2014, last changed 5th June 2021

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