Returns the denied value of the number, so it returns the numerical value with the opposite sign. If the value is NULL, it will return NULL. In the case that it is a decimal type is used the function negate() of the BigDecimal class. If not, it is applied a negative sign in front of the value to obtain the opposite sign.

1 eval.neg

<eval.neg>    <value /> !</eval.neg>

Exceptions

neg not valid for type

The past value is not a number.

Example
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<xsql-script name='sample'>
<body>
<!-- neg null: null -->
<println><eval.neg><null /></eval.neg></println>

<!-- neg 98.9: -98.0 -->
<println><eval.neg>98.9</eval.neg></println>

</body>
</xsql-script>

Returns:

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null
-98.9