Adds a new column that returns the sign of the specified values: positive (represented as 1) or negative (represented as -1). 0 values will be represented as 0.
How does it work in the search window?
Select Create column in the search window toolbar, then select the Sign operation. You need to specify one argument:
|Number (mandatory)||integer, float|
The data type of the values in the new column is integer.
my.lookuplist.expenses table, we want to get the sign of the values in the remaining column. To do it, we will create a new column using the Sign operation.
The arguments needed to create the new column are:
- Number - remaining column
Click Create column and you will see the following result:
How does it work in LINQ?
Use the operator
as... and add the operation syntax to create the new column. This is the syntax for the Sign operation:
You can copy the following LINQ script and try the above example on the
my.lookuplist.expenses table. As said above, keep in mind that you must download and upload this lookup file to your Devo domain.
from my.lookuplist.expenses select signum(remaining) as remaining_sign