Divides the value of a variable by the value of an expression and assigns the result to the variable.
variable /= expression
- Required. Any numeric variable.
- Required. Any numeric expression.
This statement assigns a Double to the variable on the left hand side. If Option Strict is On, variable must be a Double. If Option Strict is Off, an implicit conversion will be made and the resultant value assigned to variable, with a possible error at run time. For more information, see Widening and Narrowing Conversions, and Option Strict Statement.
The following example uses the /= operator to divide one Integer variable by a second and assign the quotient to the first variable.
Dim var1 As Integer = 12 Dim var2 As Integer = 3 var1 /= var2 ' The value of var1 is now 4.
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