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Defined in header <type_traits>
template< class T >
struct make_unsigned;
(since C++11)

Given an integral (except bool) or enumeration type T, provides the member typedef type which is the unsigned integer type corresponding to T, with the same cv-qualifiers.

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[edit] Member types

Name Definition
type the unsigned integer type corresponding to T

[edit] Helper types

template< class T >
using make_unsigned_t = typename make_unsigned<T>::type;
(since C++14)

[edit] Example

#include <iostream>
#include <type_traits>
 
int main() {
    typedef std::make_unsigned<char>::type char_type;
    typedef std::make_unsigned<int>::type int_type;
    typedef std::make_unsigned<volatile long>::type long_type;
 
    bool ok1 = std::is_same<char_type, unsigned char>::value; 
    bool ok2 = std::is_same<int_type, unsigned int>::value;
    bool ok3 = std::is_same<long_type, volatile unsigned long>::value;
 
    std::cout << std::boolalpha
    << "char_type is 'unsigned char'?          : " << ok1 << '\n'
    << "int_type  is 'unsigned int'?           : " << ok2 << '\n'
    << "long_type is 'volatile unsigned long'? : " << ok3 << '\n';
}

Output:

char_type is 'unsigned char'?          : true
int_type  is 'unsigned int'?           : true
long_type is 'volatile unsigned long'? : true

[edit] See also

(C++11)
checks if a type is signed arithmetic type
(class template) [edit]
checks if a type is unsigned arithmetic type
(class template) [edit]
makes the given integral type signed
(class template) [edit]