The <<sum...>> function provides the operation of the plus sign (+) operator in other languages. This function will sum the arguments and return the result. There must be at least two arguments provided to the function, and there can be as many more arguments as needed.
The data type of these values can be Strings, provided the string contains only numbers, sign, and a single decimal. The values of string data types will be converted before being passed to the function.
- <<sum numArg1
- numArg1-2 The required arguments, numerical, that are summed together. Maybe a hard coded value, data tag, or the return value of another function. If the value is hard coded and contains a negative or postivie sign, the entire value must be enclosed in double quotes, as in “-12.34”.
- numArg3-N The optional numeric aguments to be summed together with all other arguments. May be a hard coded value, data tag, or the return value of antoher function. If the value is hard coded and contains a negative or postiive sign, the entire value must be enclosed in double quotes, as in “-10.23”.