ObjectScript Reference
$ZABS


Absolute value function.
Synopsis
Parameter
$ZABS returns the absolute value of n.
Parameter
n
Any number. Can be specified as a value, a variable, or an expression. The expression is evaluated, and the result converted to a positive value. Multiple plus and minus signs are permitted. Leading and trailing zeros are deleted.
For evaluation of mixed numeric strings and nonnumeric strings, refer to
Strings As Numbers in
Using ObjectScript.
Example
The following example returns the absolute value of the number you supply:
READ "Input a number: ",num
SET abs=$ZABS(num)
WRITE "The absolute value of ",num," is ",abs
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