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    This function rounds a number up to the nearest multiple of a specified value.

    Syntax

    CEILING(value,signif)

    Arguments

    This function has these arguments:

    Argument Description
    value Number to round
    signif Number representing the rounding factor

    Remarks

    Use either both positive or both negative numbers for the arguments. Regardless of the sign of the numbers, the value is rounded away from zero.

    Data Types

    Accepts numeric data for both arguments. Returns numeric data.

    Examples

    CEILING(C4,B2)

    CEILING(B3,0.05)

    CEILING(R4C3,1)

    CEILING(4.65,2) gives the result 6

    CEILING(-2.78,-1) gives the result -3

    Version Available

    This function is available in product version 1.0 or later.

    See Also

    FLOOR | EVEN | ODD | TRUNC | Math and Trigonometry Functions