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FileMaker 9 Developer Reference: Functions, Scripts, Commands, and Grammars, with Extensive Custom Function Examples by Steve Lane, Scott Love, Bob Bowers

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Chapter 9. Calculation Functions

Abs()

Syntax:

Abs ( number )

Data type returned: Number, Time           Category: Number

Parameters:

number—Any expression that resolves to a numeric value.

Description:

Returns the absolute value of number; absolute value is always a positive number.

Examples:

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Acos()

Syntax:

Acos ( number )

Data type returned: Number               Category: Trigonometric

Parameters:

number—Any expression that resolves to a numeric value from -1 to 1.

Description:

The arc cosine of a number is the angle (measured in radians) whose cosine is the specified number. The range of values returned by the Acos function is 0 to ...

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