atan Reference

Arc-tangent function

atan

Description

Use the atan object to calculate and output the arc-tangent of any given number.

Examples

Arguments

initial-value [float or int]

Optional

Sets the initial value for the arc-tangent function.

Attributes

Common Box Attributes

Messages

bang

Calculates the arc-tangent of the number currently stored. If there is no argument, atan initially holds 0.

int

Arguments

input [int]
Input to the arc-tangent function

float

Arguments

input [float]
Input to the arc-tangent function

Output

float

The arc-tangent of the input.

int

The arc-tangent of the input.

See Also

Name Description
atan2
atanh
tan
tanh