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NEAREST

Platform

x64, Win32, .NET

Purpose

To get the nearest available value to the right or to the left.

Class

Elemental function.

Syntax

REAL FUNCTION NEAREST(X, S)
REAL X, S

Description

The sign of S provides the direction. A positive value means to the right (towards positive infinity); a negative value means to the left (towards negative infinity). S must not be zero.

Return value

The result is the nearest machine representable value to X (that is not equal to X) in the given direction.

 

 

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