OR

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OR |

Description

Used to perform a logical disjunction on two expressions.

Syntax

result = expression1 OR expression2

The OR operator syntax has these parts:

Part | Description |

result | Any numeric variable. |

expression1 | Any expression. |

expression2 | Any expression. |

Returns

Number

Remarks

If either or both expressions evaluate to True, result is True. The following table illustrates how result is determined:

If expression1 is |
And expression2 is |
The result is |

True |
True |
True |

True |
False |
True |

False |
True |
True |

False |
False |
False |

The OR operator also performs a bitwise comparison of identically positioned bits in two numeric expressions and sets the corresponding bit in result according to the following table:

If bit in expression1 is |
And bit in expression2 is |
The result is |

1 |
1 |
1 |

1 |
0 |
1 |

0 |
1 |
1 |

0 |
0 |
0 |

Restrictions

See also

Examples