Description

Used to find the difference between two numbers or to indicate the negative value of a numeric expression.

Syntax 1

result = expression1 - expression2

The - operator syntax has these parts:

Part | Description |

result | Any variable. |

expression1 | Any expression. |

expression2 | Any expression. |

Syntax 2

- NUMBER

Returns

N/A

Remarks

In Syntax 1, the - operator is the arithmetic subtraction operator used to find the difference between two numbers.

In Syntax 2, the - operator is used as the unary negation operator to indicate the negative value of an expression.

Restrictions

See also

Examples

DIM MyNumber AS LONG

'Result will be the number 6

MyNumber = 12 - 6