Xor Operator

For Boolean expressions, returns “true” if they have different values. For integer expressions, does a bitwise XOR operation.

Syntax

expression_1 Xor expression_2

Parts

expression_1
A Boolean or integer expression.
expression_2
A Boolean or integer expression.

Instructions

For Boolean expressions, the result is true only if expression_1 and expression_2 hold different values at the same time. The table that follows shows how to find this result.

Truth table for expression_1 Xor expression_2
If expression_1 is And expression_2 is Then the result is
TrueTrueFalse
TrueFalseTrue
FalseTrueTrue
FalseFalseFalse

For bitwise operations, the operator Xor compares each bit at the same position in the two numeric expressions. The table that follows shows how to calculate the bit in the result.

Bitwise operation for expression_1 Xor expression_2
If the bit in expression_1 is And the bit in expression_2 is Then the bit in the result is
110
101
011
000

Note: The logical and bitwise operators have lower precedence than the arithmetic and relational operators. Thus, we recommend that you put parentheses around bitwise operations to make sure they give correct results.

Examples

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See also