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SqlFunctions.Sign Method (Nullable(Of Double))

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)

'Declaration
<EdmFunctionAttribute("SqlServer", "SIGN")> _
Public Shared Function Sign ( _
	arg As Nullable(Of Double) _
) As Nullable(Of Double)

Parameters

arg
Type: System.Nullable(Of Double)

A numeric expression.

Return Value

Type: System.Nullable(Of Double)
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

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4
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