[Rd] return() undocumented (PR#6424)

Peter Dalgaard p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Sat Jan 10 16:37:38 MET 2004

Scot at wilcoxon.org writes:

> Full_Name: Scot Wilcoxon
> Version: 1.8.1
> OS: Linux
> Submission from: (NULL) (
> return() is not documented.
> It should also be mentioned in the R Reference section for function().
> Apparently the last result of a function is the return value from a function,
> except when the function is terminated with a return() with an argument.

Eh??? What does help(return) say on your system? Mine has


     function( arglist ) expr
     If 'value' is missing, 'NULL' is returned.  If it is a single
     expression, the value of the evaluated expression is returned.

     If the end of a function is reached without calling 'return', the
     value of the last evaluated expression is returned.

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