This is a convenient shorthand to perform subtraction of a constant or a variable from a variable.
x -= y; // equivalent to the expression x = x - y;
x: variable. Allowed data types:
y: variable or constant. Allowed data types:
x = 20; x -= 2; // x now contains 18
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