returns the value expr from a function.
- Return[expr] exits control structures within the definition of a function, and gives the value expr for the whole function.
- Return takes effect as soon as it is evaluated, even if it appears inside other functions.
- Return can be used inside functions like Scan.
Examplesopen allclose all
Possible Issues (1)
Return exits only the innermost construct in which it is invoked:
Here it exits the Do loop, but not the function g:
Use Catch and Throw for explicit flow control:
Introduced in 1988
Updated in 1996