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+=

[Compound Operators]

Description

This is a convenient shorthand to perform addition on a variable with another constant or variable.

Syntax

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

Parameters

x: variable. Allowed data types: int, float, double, byte, short, long.
y: variable or constant. Allowed data types: int, float, double, byte, short, long.

Example Code

x = 2;
x += 4; // x now contains 6

See also