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Joined: Feb 26, 2001
Jul 09, 2001 10:10:00
I know the mod operator is %, but what does the %= do? Thanks for any help.
Joined: Sep 29, 2000
Jul 09, 2001 10:50:00
a %= b is the same as
a = a % b;
where you stuff the result back into the a value that you started with.
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Joined: Oct 18, 2000
Jul 09, 2001 11:25:00
Works just like '+=', '-=', and all the other math shortcut operators...
someNum = someNum % 5; someNum %= 5;
Both have the same effect... they assign the modulus of someNum and 5 to someNum...
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