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Operator (-)

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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:

 

PartDescription
resultAny variable.
expression1Any expression.
expression2Any 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