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how to change a possitive value to negative

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Hello guys,

I have a variable with this value 145.74
I would like to change the value to - 145.74

To change from negative to possitive I can use ABS

and from possitive to negative ?

Thanks
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by:MerijnB
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var d: double;
begin
 d := 145.74;
 d := d * -1;
 // d is now -145.74
end;
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by:rfwoolf
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Thanks. You could have waited a little longer before accecpting your solution, because MerijnB's answer is also correct. Let us know if you need anything else :)
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by:MerijnB
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don't understand, how does rfwoolf's answer change a value from positive to negative :)

I guess I misunderstand the question... :?
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