# *=

Multiplication assignment operator.

## Syntax

var_name *= sca_expr

## Operands

- var_name
- A scalar variable.
- sca_expr
- A valid scalar expression.

## Example

Expression | Result |
---|---|

`a *= 2 , where a = 2` |
`4` |

`a *= 2.5 , where a = 2` |
`5` |

## Comments

The multiplication assignment operator multiples the value of var_name by sca_expr. This operator is typically used in loop constructs.

The multiplication assignment operator is not valid when used with curve-editing functions.