Function boolean #

Create a boolean or convert a string or number to a boolean. In case of a number, true is returned for non-zero numbers, and false in case of zero. Strings can be 'true' or 'false', or can contain a number. When value is a matrix, all elements will be converted to boolean.

Syntax #

math.boolean(x)

Parameters #

Parameter Type Description
value string | number | boolean | Array | Matrix | null A value of any type

Returns #

Type Description
boolean | Array | Matrix The boolean value

Examples #

math.boolean(0);     // returns false
math.boolean(1);     // returns true
math.boolean(-3);     // returns true
math.boolean('true');     // returns true
math.boolean('false');     // returns false
math.boolean([1, 0, 1, 1]);     // returns [true, false, true, true]

See also #

bignumber, complex, index, matrix, string, unit

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