&= (logical AND)

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Operator Type:   Assignment
Operator Scope of Action:   Item

To make is easier to write rules succinctly, you can use the assignment:

$TheAttribute &= expression; 

... which sets TheAttribute to be true only if it is currently true AND the expression is also true.

For example:

$Urgent &= any(child,$Urgent) 

Thus a project is considered urgent if it's been declared to be urgent itself and if any child is urgent.

See also the logical OR assignment.


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