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7.1.16 INTEGER



The INTEGER function returns the greatest integer value that is less than or equal to the argument specified.

The function type is integer.


    ___ Format _____________________________________________________________ 
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   | >>__FUNCTION INTEGER__(argument-1)__________________________________>< |
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   |________________________________________________________________________|
argument-1
Must be class numeric.

The returned value is the greatest integer less than or equal to the value of argument-1. For example,


     FUNCTION INTEGER (2.5)

will return a value of 2; and


     FUNCTION INTEGER (-2.5)

will return a value of -3.

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