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difference (MathScript RT Module Function)

LabVIEW 2012 MathScript RT Module Help

Edition Date: June 2012

Part Number: 373123C-01

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Owning Class: vector

Requires: MathScript RT Module


c = difference(a)

c = difference(a, b)

Legacy Name: diff


Computes the differences between the first order and higher orders of a vector or matrix.



Name Description
a Specifies a vector or matrix.
b Specifies the order of a to compare with the first order. b is an integer.


Name Description
c Returns the differences between the first order and the b order of a. If a is a matrix, c returns row-wise differences. c is a vector or matrix.


The following table lists the support characteristics of this function.

Supported in the LabVIEW Run-Time Engine Yes
Supported on RT targets Yes
Suitable for bounded execution times on RT Not characterized


A = [2, 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17, 19, 23, 29, 31]
C = difference(A, 2)

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