# *

## Description

Multiplies two numbers together, and outputs the result upon receiving input in the left inlet.

## Examples

## Arguments

### initial [int or float]

Optional

Sets the initial value, to be multiplied by a number received in the left inlet. A float argument causes the numbers to be multiplied as floats.

## Attributes

### Common Box Attributes

## Messages

### bang

Performs the multiplication with the numbers currently stored. If there is no argument, * initially holds as a multiplier.

### int

#### Arguments

input
[int]

The number is multiplied by the number in the right inlet, and the result is sent out the outlet.

### (inlet1)

#### Arguments

multiplier
[int]

In right inlet: The number is stored for multiplication with a number received in the left inlet.

### set

#### Arguments

input
[int]

The word

, followed by a number, sets the inlet's input without causing output. ### list

#### Arguments

input
[list]

In left inlet: The first number is multiplied by the second number, and the result is sent out the outlet.

## Output

### float

Only if there is an argument with a decimal point.

### int

The product of the two numbers received in the inlets.