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    Function Name
    ABS
    Category
    Maths
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    ABS
    Description
    Returns the absolute value of a specified number.
    Inputs
    Value The numeric value to get the absolute value for
    Outputs
    Result The absolute value
    Remarks

    Takes a numeric value and removes the sign from it.

    If the value is not numeric then an error is raised (unless an in place cast is defined).

    Examples

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    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
    <!-- Created with Liquid XML Studio (https://www.liquid-technologies.com) -->
    <Decimals xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xsi:noNamespaceSchemaLocation="..\Common\Numbers.xsd">
        <Decimal>7194.954905803945093</Decimal>
        <Decimal>7570.634905803945093</Decimal>
        <Decimal>5754.914905803945093</Decimal>
        <Decimal>-7480.925094196054907</Decimal>
        <Decimal>-6851.065094196054907</Decimal>
    </Decimals>
    

     

    Output Data
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    <Decimals>
        <Decimal>7194.954905803945093</Decimal>
        <Decimal>7570.634905803945093</Decimal>
        <Decimal>5754.914905803945093</Decimal>
        <Decimal>7480.925094196054907</Decimal>
        <Decimal>6851.065094196054907</Decimal>
    </Decimals>
    

    This is a scalar function so the standard rules apply if multiple values are presented to one or more inputs.