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Math::Abs Method (SByte)

Returns the absolute value of an 8-bit signed integer.

This API is not CLS-compliant. 

Namespace:  System
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

[CLSCompliantAttribute(false)]
public:
static signed char Abs(
	signed char value
)

Parameters

value
Type: System::SByte

A number that is greater than SByte::MinValue, but less than or equal to SByte::MaxValue.

Return Value

Type: System::SByte
An 8-bit signed integer, x, such that 0 x SByte::MaxValue.

ExceptionCondition
OverflowException

value equals SByte::MinValue.

The absolute value of a signed byte is its numeric value without its sign. For example, the absolute value of both 12 and -12 is 12.

The following example uses the Abs(SByte) method to get the absolute value of a number of SByte values.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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