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retrieve a list item value than add plus or minus 1 to the value next update the field w/ new value

retrieve a list item value than add plus or minus 1 to the value next update the field w/ new value

retrieve a list item value than add plus or minus 1 to the value next update the field w/ new value

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I am trying retrieve a list item value based on a selection in a multiselection box than add plus or minus 1 to the value than update the field with the new value.

My code works fine by updating the field to a new value where the users selects in the multiselection box. My problem is retieving the old value first and using that in a simple math equation of plus or minus 1. Than I want to update the value with the answer from the math equation.

I am having trouble retrieving the current value for the list item and using that in the math equation. I can update the list item with no problem but it just ovewrites the value.
The way my code works is : it selects all the values in the multiselection box and stores the array in a text box. Next, It splist those values and loops thorugh each value updating each list item where ID = to value in array. If i can just do a plus or minus a value for a qty available instead of overwritng it this would be great

CODE -->

XPathNavigator mainDS = MainDataSource.CreateNavigator(); 
            XPathNavigator array = mainDS.SelectSingleNode("/my:myFields/my:array", NamespaceManager);

            
            //connect to SPList to update
            string siteUrl = "http://";
            ClientContext clientContext = new ClientContext(siteUrl);
           
            List oList = clientContext.Web.Lists.GetByTitle("List NAme");

            
            //retrieve array values
            string csvValues = array.Value;
            Array  splitArray = csvValues.Split(',');
            
            
            //update List
            
            foreach (string splitItem in splitArray)
            {
                ListItem oListItem = oList.GetItemById(splitItem);
            
                //updates item
                //string oldTitle = oListItem["Title"].ToString();
                //oListItem["Title"] = oldTitle + "1"; 
				
                oListItem["QtyAvailable"] = newQtyAvailable;
                oListItem.Update();
                clientContext.ExecuteQuery();
            } 

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