*= Operator
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*= Operator

Multiplies the value of a variable by the value of an expression and assigns the result to the variable.

variable *= expression

Parts

variable
Required. Any numeric variable.
expression
Required. Any numeric expression.

Example

The following example uses the *= operator to multiply one Integer variable by a second and assign the result to the first variable.

Dim var1 As Integer = 10
Dim var2 As Integer = 3
var1 *= var2   ' The value of var1 is now 30.

See Also

&= Operator | * Operator | += Operator | -= Operator | /= Operator | = Operator | \= Operator | ^= Operator | Assignment Operators | Arithmetic Operators | Operator Precedence in Visual Basic | Operators Listed by Functionality | Assignment Statements

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