*=

[Compound Operators]

Description

This is a convenient shorthand to perform multiplication of 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 *= 2;      // x now contains 4

See also