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What does the *4 mean in integer*4 in fortran77?

  1. Dec 2, 2005 #1
    How is
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  3. Dec 2, 2005 #2
    integer*4 is an expression where you multiply integer by 4?
  4. Dec 2, 2005 #3
    Integer*1 => 1 byte integer variable
    Integer*2 => 2 bytes integer variable
    Integer*4 => 4 bytes integer variable
    Integer => 4 bytes by default but can be compiler dependent
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