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Increment

  • x ++ increases the value of x by 1, returning the old value of x.
  • Increment has attribute HoldFirst.
  • See the Mathematica book: Section 2.4.4.
  • See also: PreIncrement, AddTo, Set.

    Further Examples

    This initializes the variable i to the value 5, increments it, checks its value, and clears it.

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