convert negative float to positive ???

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    convert negative float to positive ???

    Hello all,

    How do I convert a negative float to a positive float?

    Cheers,

    Manny

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    * -1.0 ? Or possibly fabs() depending upon what it is you are actually trying to do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SKeane
    * -1.0 ? Or possibly fabs() depending upon what it is you are actually trying to do.
    Great.... *-1 does the trick.

    ta.

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    Why not just use the unary - operator instead? Multiplying by -1 in programming is an artifact of mathematics in my eyes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SKeane View Post
    * -1.0 ? Or possibly fabs() depending upon what it is you are actually trying to do.
    I am searching and trying to do this for nearly 5 hours and your post has made me do it. Thank you a lot =)

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