short is a 16-bit data-type.
On the 86Duino, a
short stores a 16-bit (2-byte) value. This yields a range of -32,768 to 32,767 (minimum value of -2^15 and a maximum value of (2^15) – 1).
short ledPin = 13;
short var = val;
var – your short variable name
val – the value you assign to that variable
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