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Numeric.shortValue

return the value of the Numeric object as a Java short

 Calling Sequence short shortValue() throws MapleException

Description

 • The shortValue function returns the value represented in the Numeric as a Java short.  If the value does not fit exactly into a Java short, an error is raised.
 • To determine if the value fits within a Java short, use the isShort function.

Examples

 import com.maplesoft.openmaple.*; import com.maplesoft.externalcall.MapleException; class Example { public static void main( String notused[] ) throws MapleException { String[] mapleArgs = { "java" }; Engine engine = new Engine( mapleArgs, new EngineCallBacksDefault(), null, null ); Numeric n = (Numeric)engine.evaluate( "2^18:" ); System.out.println( n.isShort() ); try { n.shortValue(); } catch ( MapleException me ) { System.out.println( me.getMessage() ); } n = (Numeric)engine.evaluate( "2^14:" ); System.out.println( n.isShort() ); short s = n.shortValue(); System.out.println( s ); } }

Executing this code produces the following output.

 false Error, value does not fit in integer[2] true 16384