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MULTIPLY

Quick Reference

Syntax

MULTIPLY dobj1 BY dobj2.

Effect

This statement has the same effect as the statement

dobj1 = dobj1 * dobj2.

The content of dobj1 is multiplied by the content of dobj2 and the result is assigned to dobj1. The data objects dobj1 and dobj2 have to be numeric. Only data objects can be specified, no calls or other expressions. The calculation type is determined like an arithmetic expression.

Programming Guideline

Use the operator format

Note

One obsolete form of the statement MULTIPLY is MULTIPLY-CORRESPONDING.

Exceptions

Handleable Exceptions

CX_SY_ARITHMETIC_OVERFLOW

CX_SY_CONVERSION_OVERFLOW

Non-Handleable Exceptions