abs#

Description#

Returns the absolute value of ‘val’.

Return type#

numeric or duration

Domain#

This is a scalar function (calculates a single output value for a single input row.)

Categories#

Usage#

abs(val)

Argument

Type

Optional

Repeatable

Restrictions

val

numeric or duration

no

no

none

Examples#

make_col all_positive:abs(@.mixed)

Create a column ‘all_positive’ with the absolute values of column ‘mixed’