** Absolute value and string to numeric conversion. **

** ABS(X) is the absolute value of the elements of X. When **

** X is complex, ABS(X) is the complex modulus (magnitude) of **

** the elements of X. **

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** See also ANGLE , UNWRAP . **

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** ABS(S), where S is a MATLAB string variable, returns the **

** numeric values of the ASCII characters in the string. **

** It does not change the internal representation, only the **

** way it prints. **

** See also SETSTR . **

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