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how do I convert negative values to positive on a result? I am currently using =sum([customertype])="residential") and I changed it to =sum(-[customertype])="residential") and it's doing the same thing - rendering a negative sum.
Nov 16 '11 #1
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You can use the ABS() function to get the absolute value of the number.
Nov 16 '11 #2

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That's most likely the answer you need, but if you're specifically negating, as opposed to producing a positive result of the same size, then use instead :
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  1. =-Sum(blah blah blah)
Nov 17 '11 #3

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