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Abs Function

Abs (number as Numeric) as Numeric

Category: Math
Description: Returns the absolute value of a number
Supported Context: FormulaField And BusinessRules
number as Numeric Positive or negative numeric value or reference to a numeric field
Returned value as Numeric Returns a numeric value equal to the absolute value of the number entered in the "number" parameter
Example #1

Define a numeric custom field on a work item and set it's default value to


  • Create workflow rules to set standard field values via formulas
  • To create default values based on formulas, be sure to check off the "based on formula" box next to the default value field within the New Custom Field screen
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Custom Fields

Business Rules