Integer Data Type

Version: Available or changed with runtime version 1.0.

Stores whole numbers with values that range from -2,147,483,647 to 2,147,483,647.


In addition to representing whole numbers in this range, you can use integers to represent Boolean values. For Boolean values, 1 represents true and 0 represents false.

If you assign -2,147,483,648 directly to an Integer variable, then you get an error when you try to compile the code. However, you can indirectly assign -2,147,483,648 to an Integer variable by using the following code.

IntegerVar := -2147483647;  
IntegerVar -= 1;  

If you try to indirectly assign a value that is smaller than -2,147,483,648 or larger than 2,147,483,647, then you get a run-time error.

Example 1

The following are examples of integer values.


Example 2

The following example is a decimal and not an integer.


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