Ada Programming/Attributes/'Position

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'Position is a record type component attribute. It represents the address offset of the component from the beginning of the record. The value returned is represented in storage units, which is machine-specific. The attribute is closely related to the attributes 'First_Bit and 'Last_Bit. Together they specify the Layout aspect of records.

See Representation Clauses.

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