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Returns the larger of two values.

type __max(
      type a,
      type b 



Any numeric data type.

a, b

Values of any numeric type to be compared.

__max returns the larger of its arguments.

The __max macro compares two values and returns the value of the larger one. The arguments can be of any numeric data type, signed or unsigned. Both arguments and the return value must be of the same data type.

Routine Required header Compatibility



Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 98 Second Edition, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows NT 4.0, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003

For more information, see the example for __min.