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Re: Instructions in for

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  • Subject: [mg89404] Re: Instructions in for
  • From: magma <maderri2 at gmail.com>
  • Date: Sun, 8 Jun 2008 02:34:15 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <g2dboa$9pm$1@smc.vnet.net>

On Jun 7, 9:01 am, "Alejandra Lozada" <alo... at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello Group,
>
> ______________________________________________
> QUESTION: how to introduce many instructions in for?
> ______________________________________________
>
> In C++ it is possible to use while/for and
> include many instructions:
>
> for( i=0; i<n; i++ ){
>     instructions,
>     as many as you
>     like }
>
> In Mathematica, one instruction (Print)  :
>
> For[ i=1, i<n, i++, Print[i] ]
> how can I include more instructions?
>
> Thank you All,
> Alejandra L.

It works more or less like in C++.
You write several commands separated by semicolons.

For[i = 0, i < 4, i++,
 Print[i];
 Print[i^2];
 Print[i^3];
 ]

the semicolon is in reality the CompoundExpression command.
Type it in Mathematica and then press F1 to get an explanation

saludos



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