Description

Absolute-value function. The absolute value of a number is the number without its sign.

Returns

The absolute value of a number.

Category

Function syntax

Abs(number)

See also

Parameters

Parameter

Description

number

A number

Example

<h3>Abs Example</h3>
<p>The absolute value of the following numbers:
1,3,-4,-3.2,6 is
<cfoutput>
#Abs(1)#,#Abs(3)#,#Abs(-4)#,#Abs(-3.2)#,#Abs(6)#
</cfoutput>
 
<p>The absolute value of a number is the number without its sign.</p>
 
<p> Output of the code in cfscript is </p>

<cfscript>
   n1 = -5;
   n2 = -(-6);
   n3 = -(7);
  writeOutput("the absolute of -5 is " );
  writeOutput(Abs(n1));
  writeoutput(" <br> ") ;
  writeOutput("the absolute of -(-6) is  " );   
  writeOutput(Abs(n2));
  writeoutput("<br>") ;
  writeOutput("the absolute of (7) is " );   
  writeOutput(Abs(n3));
  writeoutput("<br>") ;
  
  
</cfscript>

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