The CLNG function rounds decimal point numbers up or down to the nearest LONG integer value.

## Syntax

value& = CLNG(expression)

## Parameter(s)

- expression is any TYPE of literal or variable numerical value or mathematical calculation.

## Description

- Used when integer values exceed 32767 or are less than -32768.
- Values greater than .5 are rounded up; .5 or lower are rounded down.
- CLNG can return normal INTEGER values under 32768 too.
- Use it when a number could exceed normal INTEGER number limits.

## Example(s)

```
a& = CLNG(2345678.51)
PRINT
```

```
2345679
```