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MS Access Sgn() Function

❮ MS Access Functions

Example

Return the sign of a number:

SELECT Sgn(243.5) AS SgnNum;
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Definition and Usage

The Sgn() function returns the sign of a number.

This function will return one of the following:

  • If number > 0, it returns 1
  • If number = 0, it returns 0
  • If number < 0, it returns -1

Syntax

Sgn(number)

Parameter Values

Parameter Description
number Required. The number to return the sign for

Technical Details

Works in: From Access 2000

❮ MS Access Functions