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Description

 

Assign does two operations in one command: assign the numeric expression to a numeric value and return calculated expression.

 

Syntax

 

n = Assign(NumericExpression, NumericVariable)

 

Returns

 

Number.

Returned value is the value calculated from the NumericExpression and assigned to NumericVariable

 

Parameters

 

Name

Type

Optional

Meaning

NumericExpression

Number

No

Any numeric expression

NumericVariable

Variable

No

Any scalar numeric variable

 

Remarks

 

Assign can be useful when programmer needs to assign a value to variable but at the same time test the result.

Usually programmer needs to perform two operations:

1.assigning the value from the numeric expression to a variable
2.test the variable data

 

With assign programmer can just do it in one go

 

Restrictions

 

See also

 

Numeric Handling, Assign$,

 

Examples