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FS2004 What is 'Part' and 'ABS' ?

Hey everyone,

Trying to figure out a good route for doing bar readouts. Looking at the Boeing 747 FS2004 XML for the EICAS gauge and it has this...

               <Image Name="EICAS1_EPR_Normal_GreenBar.bmp" Bright="Yes" ImageSizes="9,1,14,2"/>
                  <Value Maximum="1">(A:General eng1 throttle lever position, part) abs</Value>
                     <Item Value="1" X="7.5" Y="15"/>
                     <Item Value="0" X="7.5" Y="55"/>

What does 'part' (form of measure) and 'abs' mean?
(A:General eng1 throttle lever position, part) abs

It's in the SDK. I can't remember exactly where in the FSX SDK, but in the P3d SDK it's under scripting / RPN scripting.
I found it in the 'quantities' or 'amounts' DOC in the FS9 SDK, 'Part' but no reason for it. Just that its 'misc'.

Found ABS also.

I was just curious. So long as it works. Thats all I need.