PHP Negative Value to Positive Value

Author: Zeeshan Arshad     1568     09/09/2015

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Converting a number from negative to positive is a pretty simple process using the absolute function abs():

$value = abs(-123); // = 123
$value = abs(123); // also = 123

Absolute returns a positive integer or float based. It only returns a positive value, you don't have to worry about what number is going in.

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