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4. CONSTANTS, VARIABLES, AND DATA TYPES > 4.3 The HLA Type Section

4.3 The HLA Type Section

Let's say that you simply do not like the names that HLA uses for declaring byte, word, dword, real, and other variables. Let's say that you prefer Pascal's naming convention or perhaps C's naming convention. You want to use terms like integer, float, double, or whatever. If HLA were Pascal, you could redefine the names in the type section of the program. With C you could use a #define or a typedef statement to accomplish the task. Well, HLA, like Pascal, has its own type statement that also lets you create aliases of these names. The following example demonstrates how to set up some C/C++/Pascal-compatible names in your HLA programs:


  

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