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Re: Long function defintions

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  • Subject: [mg49686] Re: Long function defintions
  • From: "Mark Westwood [EPCC]" <markw at>
  • Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2004 07:01:46 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Edinburgh University
  • References: <ce2g6s$8t4$>
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Read the documentation and help files for Module[] and Block[].  That 
should get you started.

Mark Westwood

Aaron Fude wrote:
> Hi,
> How do you define a function with a very long body and a bunch of
> intermediate results. For example
> f[x_] := 
> y = (Do some long integration)
> z = (solve an ode which depends on the value of y)
> t = (do another long integration)
> assign (y + z + t) to f!!!
> The idea is that a function is best read if it is broken up but the
> parts are not important enough to be made into their own functions.
> Thanks!
> Aaron

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