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() (parentheses)

int a;
a = (4 + 3) * 2;       // Grouping expressions
if (a > 10) {          // Containing expressions
  line(a, 0, a, 100);  // Containing a list of parameters
Description Grouping and containing expressions and parameters. Parentheses have multiple functions relating to functions and structures. They are used to contain a list of parameters passed to functions and control structures and they are used to group expressions to control the order of execution. Some functions have no parameters and in this case, the space between parentheses is blank.
function(p1, ..., pN)
function any function
p1...pN list of parameters specific to the function
structure Control structure such as if, for, while
expressions any valid expression or group of expression
Usage Web & Application
Related , (comma)
Updated on June 14, 2010 12:05:29pm EDT

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