SqlFunctions::Sign Method (Nullable<Decimal>)

.NET Framework (current version)

Returns the positive (+1), zero (0), or negative (-1) sign of the specified expression.

Namespace:   System.Data.Objects.SqlClient
Assembly:  System.Data.Entity (in System.Data.Entity.dll)

[EdmFunctionAttribute("SqlServer", "SIGN")]
static Nullable<Decimal> Sign(
	Nullable<Decimal> arg


Type: System::Nullable<Decimal>

A numeric expression.

Return Value

Type: System::Nullable<Decimal>

The sign of the input expression.

You cannot call this function directly. This function can only appear within a LINQ to Entities query.

This function is translated to a corresponding function in the database. For information about the corresponding SQL Server function, see SIGN (Transact-SQL).

.NET Framework
Available since 4.0
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