Block Category: Arithmetic

Inputs: Real, complex, or fixed-point scalars.

Description: The convert block converts the data type of the input signal. To check for overflow errors, activate Warn Numeric Overflow in the System Properties dialog.

Radix Point: Represents the number of bits provided for the integral part of the number. The difference between the word size and the radix point represents the mantissa (or fractional part of the number.) This parameter is grayed out if Scaled Int is not selected in the drop-down box.

Word Size: Specifies the word size in bits.