[Compound Operators]


This is a convenient shorthand to perform multiplication of a variable with another constant or variable.


x *= y; // equivalent to the expression x = x * y;


x: variable. Allowed data types: intfloatdoublebyteshortlong.
y: variable or constant. Allowed data types: intfloatdoublebyteshortlong.

Example Code

x = 2;
x *= 2; // x now contains 4

See also

  • [Language] Normal Multiplication

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