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sign (MathScript RT Module Function)

LabVIEW 2012 MathScript RT Module Help

Edition Date: June 2012

Part Number: 373123C-01

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Owning Class: basic

Requires: MathScript RT Module


c = sign(a)


Returns the sign of the input elements.




Name Description
a Specifies a real or complex scalar, vector, or matrix.


Name Description
c Returns the sign of the elements in a. c is a scalar, vector, or matrix of the same size as a and, for real a, can return the following values: +1, 0, or -1. The sign of 0 is 0.


For nonzero complex numbers, this function returns a complex value with the same phase as the input and with a magnitude of 1.

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 Yes


C = sign([0, 2, -3])


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