!-

Subtraction object (inlets reversed)

Description

The !- object functions just like the - object, but the inlets' functions are reversed.

Arguments

Name Type Opt Description
initial-subtraction-value int or float opt Sets the initial value, to be subtracted from a number received in the left inlet. A float argument causes the numbers to be subtracted as floats.

Messages

bang In left inlet: Performs the subtraction with the numbers currently stored. If there is no argument, !- initially holds 0.
int input [int]
In left inlet: The number is stored, and will be subtracted from a number received in the right inlet.
  (inlet1) input [int]
In right inlet: The number in the left inlet is subtracted from the number, and the result is sent out the outlet.
float input [float]
Converted to int, unless !- has a float argument.
  (inlet1) input [float]
Converted to int, unless !- has a float argument.

Information for box attributes common to all objects

Output

float: Only if there is an argument with a decimal point.
int: The difference between the two numbers received in the inlets.

Examples

- with the inputs swapped

See Also

Name Description
- Subtract two numbers, output the result
expr Evaluate a mathematical expression