Caché MultiValue Basic Reference
Divides the corresponding elements in two dynamic arrays (zero divide allowed).
functions are identical, with one difference:
encounters a 0 divisor, it returns 0 for that element.
encounters a 0 divisor, it generates a <DIVIDE> error, ending execution of the function.
function divides the value of each element in dynarray1
by the corresponding element in dynarray2
. It then returns a dynamic array containing the results of these divisions. If an element value is an empty string or a non-numeric value, DIVSZ
parses its value as 0 (zero).
can return fractional numbers as the result (quotient) of a division operation. The DIV
function can only return the integer portion of the result (quotient) of a division operation; the fractional portion is truncated.
If the two dynamic arrays have different numbers of elements, by default the shorter dynamic array is padded so that the returned dynamic array has the number of elements of the longer dynamic array. If the shorter dynamic array is the dividend (dynarray1
), it is padded with the required number of elements with the value of 0. If the shorter dynamic array is the divisor (dynarray2
), it is padded with the required number of elements with the value of 1. You can also use the REUSE
function to define behavior when specifying two dynamic arrays with different numbers of elements.
You can use the NUMS
function to determine if the elements in a dynamic array are numeric. You can use the ADDS
(modulo division), and PWRS
(exponentiation) functions to perform other arithmetic operations on the corresponding elements of two dynamic arrays.
The following example uses the DIVSZ
function to divide the elements of two dynamic arrays:
! returns 1.1ý44ý0ý-.1666666666667
The following example uses DIVSZ
to divide the elements of two dynamic arrays, when the divisor array contains zero values:
! returns 1.1ý0ý0ý0ý3