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Old September 25th, 2009, 03:12 AM
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Default problem on page 465

Hi

On page 465 and on other pages I keep seeing the ~ (tild) sign and never an explanation for why it is used!

on page 465 there is the following
Code:
newFont = new Font(oldFont, oldFont.Style & ~FontStyle.Bold);
This is repeated a number of times with absolutely no explanation as to why its there.

Is there somebody who could explain please.

Thanks in advance for any help that you can give to me.
 
Old October 31st, 2009, 04:43 AM
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its the Bitwise complement operator, its essentially turning on the bold bit if it is off or it is turning off if it is on.
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