Use the ABS function to find the absolute value of a number.

The absolute value of a non-negative number (a positive number, or zero), is the same number. For example, the absolute value of 4 is 4.

If a number is negative, its absolute value is the same number, without the negative sign. For example, the absolute value of -3 is 3.

## Syntax

ABS(number)

The ABS function has the following arguments.

Argument | Data type | Description |
---|---|---|

number (required) |
Number |
The number you want to find the absolute value of. |

## Constraints

This function has no constraints.

## Examples

The following table shows some example formulas using the ABS function.

You can enter values directly into your formula, or reference line items or list properties.

Formula | Description | Result |
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ABS(Product.Stock) | This example shows how you can include line items or list properties in your formula. In this example, the value of Product.Stock is 3. |
3 |

ABS(-20) |
The absolute value of -20. |
20 |

ABS(-412.3912) |
The absolute value of -412.3912. |
412.3912 |