# dif

## Syntax

`int dif(int a, int b)`

## Arguments

**a**
- Any integer.

**b**
- Any integer

## Return

- The absolute difference of the integers a and b.

## Description

- This function returns the absolute difference of the two arguments, and is equivalent to the function abs(a-b). (An absolute difference is computed by subracting one argument from the other and ignoring the sign of the result).

## Example

{{int p = dif(128,255); // sets 'p' to 127

## Also see

- abs

## Comments

- Everyone can add his comments about his experiences with this function here. Tips for using it are welcome, too.