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  1. I am having problems expressing an ANALOG OUTPUT 16bit INT word (0-10V Proportional Valve Voltage) as a REAL decimal number. From my understanding the word is divided into 2 (8bit) representing the whole number value and the second the decimal value. We're using BL20 I/O Module (german therefore LSB first I believe). I need to MOV/COP (read) the value, CONVERT it into a REAL number, Manipulate the REAL VALUE, then CONVERT the MANIPULATED REAL Value back into a 16bit INTEGER & WRITE the NEW Integer Value into Proportional Valve Voltage Location.   I also have a similar situation regarding our Incremental Encoder. In this scenario the  pulse count is obviously a whole number (no decimals) where 4 (16bit) bytes represent the REAL Count Value.. I have read other posts on similar conversion topics and understand the general premise, but I'm having problems specifying write parameters.. -  i.e. writing bits 0-7 from an INT into SINT[0] (HIGH BYTE representing the whole # value? ) and writing bits 8-15 into SINT[1] (LOW BYTE representing the decimal value) THEN CONVERTING into REAL # (Voltage fed to Proportional Valve)     ...manual section... page 282&283 - i.e. writing bits 0-15 from INT[0] , INT[1] , INT[2] and INT[3] into a LINT (not sure if correct) THEN CONVERTING into REAL # (Encoder Count) ...manual section... page 17 (current count value) ANY SUGGESTIONS WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED... project file if interested..