Flash CS4 Professional ActionScript 2.0

>= greater than or equal to operator

expression1 >= expression2

Compares two expressions and determines whether expression1 is greater than or equal to expression2 (true) or expression1 is less than expression2 (false).

Availability: ActionScript 1.0; Flash Player 4 - In Flash 4, >= is a numeric operator. In Flash 5 or later, the greater than or equal to (>=) operator is a comparison operator capable of handling various data types. Flash 4 files that are brought into the Flash 5 or later authoring environment undergo a conversion process to maintain data type integrity. The following illustrates the conversion of a Flash 4 file containing a numeric quality comparison. Flash 4 file: x >= y Converted Flash 5 or later file: Number(x) >= Number(y)

Operands

expression1 : Object - A string, integer, or floating-point number.

expression2 : Object - A string, integer, or floating-point number.

Returns

Boolean - The Boolean result of the comparison.

Example

In the following example, the greater than or equal to (>=) operator is used to determine whether the current hour is greater than or equal to 12:

if (new Date().getHours() >= 12) { 
 trace("good afternoon"); 
} else { 
 trace("good morning"); 
}