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The abs formula

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11783 Mar 16,2004 01:47 AM UTC Mar 16,2004 08:49 AM UTC WinForms 1
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JianLi
Asked On March 16, 2004 01:47 AM UTC

I have two cells: C1=1.0000444, C2=1.0000333. If I define a formula cell with formula "=ABS(c1-c2)", it return error "invalid Math argument". How to fix it?

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Replied On March 16, 2004 08:49 AM UTC

This is a bug in our code that we will fix. The problem occurs when the argument computes to a value that requires exponential notation to express it. In your sample, the value is roughly 1E-5. To work around the until we publish an update with a fix, you can use an IF calculation instead of ABS to compute the absolute value of an expression. =IF(c1-c2,c1-c2,c2-c1)

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