Transform Reference Guide


Divide two values


/ rval





The division operator accepts inputs and initialization arguments of any numeric type (ints, floats, doubles, complex and double complex) as well as audio samples and lists. Different types can be mixed and matched. For example, division of a float by an int (or an int by a float) yields a float, while division of audio samples by a float yields audio samples where the each sample value is divided by the float. Division on list inputs is performed element-wise, where each element in the list could be a different type.

Beware of overflows and division-by-zero errors when using audio samples, especially in the right inlet.

This operator outputs a result whever a new value is received via the left inlet param1, using the new value of param1 and the most recent value of param2, or the optional initial argument if no value has yet been received for param2. If you want to wait until both param1 and param2 receive new input values before computing a result, use the synchronous operator '/ instead.

See Also

OSW Programming Details

Open Sound World User Guide
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