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FileMaker® 12 Developers Reference: Functions, Scripts, Commands, and Grammars by Scott Love, Dawn Heady, Bob Bowers, Steve Lane

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Chapter 10. Calculation Functions

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 ( 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 Pi.

If Acos (x) = y, then Cos (y) = x.

Examples:

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