FORTRAN 77 Language Reference


The one-byte logical data type, LOGICAL*1, which has the synonym, BYTE, can hold any of the following:

The value is as defined for LOGICAL, but it can hold a character or small integer. An example:

	LOGICAL*1 		Bit3 / 8 /, C1 / 'W' /, 
& 			Counter / 0 /, Switch / .FALSE. / 

A LOGICAL*1 item occupies one byte of storage.

LOGICAL*1 is aligned on one-byte boundaries.