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OpCodes.Shl Field

Shifts an integer value to the left (in zeroes) by a specified number of bits, pushing the result onto the evaluation stack.

Namespace:  System.Reflection.Emit
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public static readonly OpCode Shl

The following table lists the instruction's hexadecimal and Microsoft Intermediate Language (MSIL) assembly format, along with a brief reference summary:

Format

Assembly Format

Description

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shl

Shifts an integer to the left (shifting in zeros).

The stack transitional behavior, in sequential order, is:

  1. A value is pushed onto the stack.

  2. The amount of bits to be shifted is pushed onto the stack.

  3. The number of bits to be shifted and the value are popped from the stack; the value is shifted left by the specified number of bits.

  4. The result is pushed onto the stack.

The shl instruction shifts the value (type int32, int64 or native int) left by the specified number of bits. The number of bits is a value of type int32 or native int. The return value is unspecified if the number of bits to be shifted is greater than or equal to the width (in bits) of the supplied value.

Shl inserts a zero bit in the lowest position on each shift.

The following Emit method overload can use the shl opcode:

  • ILGenerator.Emit(OpCode)

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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