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Can I use LT1175 to generate a positive voltage (+5V)?

Category: Datasheet/Specs
Product Number: LT1175IS8#PBF

Hello, 

LT1175IS8#PBF is defined as "Negative Low Dropout Micropower Regulator" in the datasheet. What is the meaning of "negative" here? Does it mean that this regulator work for only negative voltages? Can I use this regulator to generate a +5V output from a +15V input?

Or this regulator accepts only negative voltages as an input and generate only a negative voltage on its output?

Best Regards,