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PEEK

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Description

 

Retrieve a numeric value starting at a specified memory location.

 

Syntax

 

n = PEEK([DataType, ] address)

 

Returns

 

Number

 

Parameters

 

Name

Type

Optional

Meaning

DataType

Command

Yes

Optional parameter indicating the numeric data type to retrieve, which can be one of the following data type:

BYTE

WORD

DWORD

INTEGER

LONG

QUAD

SINGLE

DOUBLE

EXT

CUR

If no data type is specified, BYTE will be assumed.

Address

Numeric

No

A valid 32-bit memory address specifying the location in memory where data retrieval should begin

 

Remarks

 

Restrictions

 

See also

 

STRPTR, VARPTR, POKE$, POKE, PEEK$, PEEK

 

Examples