Sgn Function

Returns an integer number between -1 and 1 that indicates if the number that is passed to the function is positive, negative, or zero.

Syntax:


Sgn (Number)

Return value:

Integer

Parameters:

Number: Numeric expression that determines the value that is returned by the function.

NumExpression

Return value

negative

Sgn returns -1.

0

Sgn returns 0.

positive

Sgn returns 1.


Error codes:

5 Invalid procedure call

Example:


Sub ExampleSgn
    Print sgn(-10) REM returns -1
    Print sgn(0) REM returns 0
    Print sgn(10) REM returns 1
End Sub

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