# how to access the bits in MCU 8051 IDE. P0.0=0x55;

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#### gsatish10

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I am trying to write bit access prg in 8051 MCU IDE
I am getting the syntax error with the following options
P0.0=0x55;
P0^0=0x55;

above options I am getting syntax error with ".0" "^"

Can you please guys help me out what is option to get the righ toption in MCU 8051 IDE.

Thanks to all

#### Ian Rogers

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You can write byte wise

Code:
P0 = 0x55
Or you can write bitwise

Code:
P0.0 = 0
P0.0 = 1

But you cant write 0x55 to a single bit...

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