Altium NEXUS Documentation

Query_Lang-SystemFunctions_Arithmetic_SIGNSIGN_AD

Created: August 2, 2022 | Updated: August 2, 2022
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Parent page: System Query Functions - Arithmetic Functions

Summary

Returns sign value of the supplied parameter. That is, it returns an integral number, whose value depends upon the nature of the parameter's numeric value:

  • If that numeric value is positive, the number returned is 1.
  • If that numeric value is negative, the number returned is -1.
  • If that numeric value is exactly zero, the number returned is 0.

Syntax

SIGN(X : Number / Numeric_String) : Number

Example Usage

SIGN(5.33)
Returns 1.

SIGN(-5.33)
Returns -1.

SIGN(0)
Returns 0.

 

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