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The _CEIL function rounds a numeric value up to the next whole number or INTEGER value.


result = _CEIL(expression)

  • _CEIL returns he smallest integral value that is greater than the numerical expression (as a floating-point value).
  • This means that _CEIL rounds up for both positive and negative numbers.


  • Version 1.000 and up.


Example: Displaying the rounding behavior of INT, CINT and FIX vs _CEIL.

PRINT INT(2.5), CINT(2.5), FIX(2.5), _CEIL(2.5) PRINT INT(-2.5), CINT(-2.5), FIX(-2.5), _CEIL(-2.5)

2 2 2 3 -3 -2 -2 -2

See also

Keyword Reference - Alphabetical
Keyword Reference - By Usage
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