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I have created a vector that has both positive and negative values.
I would like to sum all the positive values, return the number, and then separately sum the negative numbers and return the number.
Is this possible?
Thanks,
Ross
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Preferrably you should attach your Prime worksheet AND state which version of Prime you are using.
Apart from that, how about this...
Attached is a Prime 4 file, with the advice from @Werner_E (see below).
Success!
Luc
Preferrably you should attach your Prime worksheet AND state which version of Prime you are using.
Apart from that, how about this...
Attached is a Prime 4 file, with the advice from @Werner_E (see below).
Success!
Luc
You don't even need the summation operator
Hmm...
gives:
I think I prefer to have it in.
Or...
Now it works:
Luc
You are correct that vectorization is not mandatory here, because the comparison v>0 is not a valid operation for vectors and so Prime automatically switches to implicit vectorization.
But I learned (sometimes by hard) that its better to explicitly use vectorization when you want it to be done and don't rely on implicit vectorization. So I got used doing so.
BTW, if you'd like to extend to also be able to deal with non-real numbers (they should be ignored as they are neither positive nor negative), it looks like we a forced to use explicit vectorization because for reasons unknown to me, logical operators like AND (^) will not be implicitly vectorized:
@Werner_E wrote:
You are correct that vectorization is not mandatory here, because the comparison v>0 is not a valid operation for vectors and so Prime automatically switches to implicit vectorization.
But I learned (sometimes by hard) that its better to explicitly use vectorization when you want it to be done and don't rely on implicit vectorization. So I got used doing so.
BTW, if you'd like to extend to also be able to deal with non-real numbers (they should be ignored as they are neither positive nor negative), it looks like we a forced to use explicit vectorization because for reasons unknown to me, logical operators like AND (^) will not be implicitly vectorized:
To vectorize or not to vectorize?
Thanks appreciate the prompt response!