* (multiplication)

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Operator Type:   Mathematical
Operator Scope of Action:   Item

The multiplication operator, * (asterisk character), returns the multiplication of the arguments before and after it.

$MyNumber = 3*4 

The multiplication operator * may be used to multiply strings. Thus, the expression

$MyString = 3*"xyz" 

evaluates to a string "xyzxyzxyz"


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[Last updated: 14 Dec 2009, using v5.0]

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