Tinderbox v9 Icon

+= (increment)

Operator Type: 

Operator Scope of Action: 

Operator Purpose: 

Operator First Added: 

Operator Altered: 

 Operator   [other Operator type actions]

 Item   [operators of similar scope]

 Mathematical   [other Mathematical operators]




This assignment operator is a convenient shorthand for incrementing an attribute. For example, the two following statements are equivalent:

$MyNumber += 3; 

$MyNumber = $MyNumber + 3; 

This operator may also be used with Lists and Sets, and += may be used to append strings:

$MyString += "!"