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* (multiplication)

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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".

From v9.1.0, Lists and Sets of numbers may be multiplied by a number. Two lists of numbers may be multiplied if they have the same length, in which case their elements are multiplied.

1;2;34 * 1;2;3;4 ➛ 1;4;9;12 

or, using the range operator:

1...4 * 1...4 ➛ 1;4;9;12