SIGN DAX Function (Math and Trig)

Returns the sign of a number: 1 if the number is positive, zero if the number is zero, or -1 if the number is negative.

Syntax

SIGN ( <Number> )
Parameter Attributes Description
Number

Any real number.

Return values

Scalar A single integer value.

The possible results are:

  • 1 if the number is positive
  • 0 if the number is zero
  • -1 if the number is negative

Last update: Dec 13, 2018   » Contribute   » Show contributors

Contributors: Alberto Ferrari, Marco Russo

MSDN documentation: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/query-bi/dax/sign-function-dax

DAX Conventions
Context Transition

This function performs a Context Transition if called in a Row Context. Click to read more.

Row Context

This expression is executed in a Row Context. Click to read more.

Iterator

Not recommended

The use of this function is not recommended. See Remarks and Related functions for alternatives.

Not recommended

The use of this parameter is not recommended.

Deprecated

This function is deprecated. Jump to the Alternatives section to see the function to use.

Deprecated

This parameter is deprecated and its use is not recommended.

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