Computes the natural logarithm of an input value. The value can be a Decimal or Integer literal or a reference to a column containing numeric values.

Numeric literal example:


Output: Returns the value X, such that e x, is 10. This value is approximately 2.302585092994046.

Column reference example:


Output: Returns the power to which e is raised to yield the value in the MyValue column.


ArgumentRequired?Data TypeDescription
numeric_valueYstring, decimal, or integerName of column or Decimal or Integer literal to apply to the function


Name of the column or numeric literal, the natural logarithm of which is to be computed.

Required?Data TypeExample Value
YesString (column reference) or Integer or Decimal literal10

Example - Exponential Functions