max macro

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

Syntax

 max(
    value1,
    value2
);

Parameters

value1

Specifies the first of two values.

value2

Specifies the second of two values.

Return value

The return value is the greater of the two specified values.

Remarks

The max macro is defined as follows:

#define max(a, b)  (((a) > (b)) ? (a) : (b)) 

Requirements

Minimum supported client
Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server
Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]
Header
Minwindef.h