Command Line 6.2.10

4. Appendix I: List of functions

The following table contains the list of functions that can be used in the value expressions for parameters:

Function Description
abs(x) Returns the absolute value of a value.
acos(x) Returns the arc cosine of a value; the returned angle is in the range 0.0 through pi.
acosd(x) Returns the arc cosine of a value; the returned angle is in the range 0.0 through 180.0.
asin(x) Returns the arc sine of a value; the returned angle is in the range -pi/2 through pi/2.
asind(x) Returns the arc sine of a value; the returned angle is in the range -90.0 through 90.0.
atan(x) Returns the arc tangent of a value; the returned angle is in the range -pi/2 through pi/2.
atand(x) Returns the arc tangent of a value; the returned angle is in the range -90.0 through 90.
atan2(y, x) Returns the angle theta from the conversion of rectangular coordinates (x, y) to polar coordinates (r, theta); the returned angle is in the range -pi through pi.
atan2d(y, x) Returns the angle theta from the conversion of rectangular coordinates (x, y) to polar coordinates (r, theta); the returned angle is in the range -180.0 through 180.0.
cbrt(x) Returns the cube root of a value.
ceil(x) Returns the smallest (closest to negative infinity) value that is greater than or equal to the argument and is equal to a mathematical integer.
cos(x) Returns the trigonometric cosine of an angle (x) in radians.
cosd(x) Returns the trigonometric cosine of an angle (x) in degrees.
cosh(x) Returns the hyperbolic cosine of a value.
deg(x) Converts an angle measured in radians to an approximately equivalent angle measured in degrees.
exp(x) Returns Euler's number e raised to the power of a value.
expm1(x) Returns exp(x) -1.
floor(x) Returns the largest (closest to positive infinity) value that is less than or equal to the argument and is equal to a mathematical integer.
hypot(x, y) Returns sqrt(x*x + y*y) without intermediate overflow or underflow.
ln(x) Returns the natural logarithm (base e) of a value.
log(x, b) Returns the base (b) logarithm of a value.
log2(x) Returns the base 2 logarithm of a value.
log10(x) Returns the base 10 logarithm of a value.
max(x1, x2) Returns the greater of two values.
min(x1, x2) Returns the smaller of two values.
pow(x, exp) Returns the value of the first argument raised to the power of the second argument.
rad(x) Converts an angle measured in degrees to an approximately equivalent angle measured in radians.
random() Returns a value with a positive sign, greater than or equal to 0.0 and less than 1.0.
random(min, max) Returns a value with a positive sign, greater than or equal to min and less than max.
rint(x) Returns the value that is closest in value to the argument and is equal to a mathematical integer.
round(x) Returns the closest to the argument, with ties rounding to positive infinity.
sin(x) Returns the trigonometric sine of an angle (x) in radians.
sind(x) Returns the trigonometric sine of an angle (x) in degrees.
sinh(x) Returns the hyperbolic sine of a value.
sqrt(x) Returns the correctly rounded positive square root of a value.
tan(x) Returns the trigonometric tangent of an angle (x) in radians.
tand(x) Returns the trigonometric tangent of an angle (x) in degrees.
tanh(x) Returns the hyperbolic tangent of a value.
db20(x) Returns the value corresponding to the function 20*log10(x).
db10(x) Returns the value corresponding to the function 10*log10(x).
idb20(x) Returns the value corresponding to the function pow(10,x/20).
idb10(x) Returns the value corresponding to the function pow(10,x/10).
ridb20(p, x) Returns the value corresponding to the function cosd(p)*idb20(x).
iidb20(p, x) Returns the value corresponding to the function sind(p)*idb20(x).
cmplx(real, imag) Returns new complex (real,imag).
cmplx(real) Returns new complex (real,0.0).
real(c) Returns the real part of a complex value.
imag(c) Returns the imaginary part of a complex value.
conjugate(c) Returns the conjugate of a complex value.
opposite(c) Returns the opposite of a complex value.
mod(c) Returns the module of a complex value.
phase(c) Returns the phase (argument) of a complex value; the returned value is in the range 0.0 through 360.0.
arg(c) Returns the phase (argument) of a complex value; the returned value is in the range 0.0 through 2*pi.
argd(c) Returns the phase (argument) of a complex value; the returned value is in the range 0.0 through 360.0.
sum(c1, c2) Returns the sum of two complex values.
sum(c, d) Returns the sum of complex value by a value.
sum(d, c) Returns the sum of value by a complex value.
sum(c, i) Returns the sum of complex value by a integer value.
sum(i, c) Returns the sum of integer value by a complex value.
sub(c1, c2) Returns the subtraction of two complex values.
sub(c, d) Returns the subtraction of complex value by a value.
sub(d, c) Returns the subtraction of value by a complex value.
sub(c, i) Returns the subtraction of complex value by a integer value.
sub(i, c) Returns the subtraction of integer value by a complex value.
mul(c1, c2) Returns the multiplication of two complex values.
mul(c, d) Returns the multiplication of complex value by a value.
mul(d, c) Returns the multiplication of value by a complex value.
mul(c, i) Returns the multiplication of complex value by a integer value.
mul(i, c) Returns the multiplication of integer value by a complex value.
div(c1, c2) Returns the division of two complex values.
div(c, d) Returns the division of complex value by a value.
div(d, c) Returns the division of value by a complex value.
div(c, i) Returns the division of integer value by a value.
div(i, c) Returns the division of integer value by a complex value.
exp(c) Returns Euler's number e raised to the power of a complex value.
csqrt(c) Returns the correctly rounded positive square root of a value.
sqrt(c) Returns the correctly rounded positive square root of a complex value.

To call a function, the user has to specify its name followed by the list of parameters, enclosed in parentheses and separated by commas. E.g: pow(4, 3)

 

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