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Re: something nice I found today, return multiple values from a function

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  • Subject: [mg113111] Re: something nice I found today, return multiple values from a function
  • From: "Ingolf Dahl" <ingolf.dahl at telia.com>
  • Date: Wed, 13 Oct 2010 12:39:34 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <201010121751.NAA03605@smc.vnet.net>
  • Reply-to: <ingolf.dahl at telia.com>

You might use just 

getPointCoordinates[x_, y_] := {x -> 10, y -> 7}

without Module. Module is superfluous without variables. If you need some
parentheses for multiple expressions, you might use ordinary ( )

Best regards

Ingolf Dahl

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nasser M. Abbasi [mailto:nma at 12000.org]
> Sent: den 12 oktober 2010 19:52
> To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
> Subject: [mg113095] Re: something nice I found today, return multiple
values from a
> function
> 
> On 10/12/2010 3:52 AM, Nasser M. Abbasi wrote:
> 
> >
> > --------------------
> > getPointCoordinates[] := Module[{x,y}, {x ->  10, y ->  7}]
> >
> > p = getPointCoordinates[];
> > x = x /. data;
> > y = y /. data;
> >
> > Print["x=", x]
> > Print["y=", y]
> >
> > x=10
> > y=7
> > ---------------------
> >
> 
> Opps, I was in middle of editing and pasted earlier version, here is the
> final version:
> 
> ------------------
> getPointCoordinates[x_, y_] := Module[{}, {x -> 10, y -> 7}]
> 
> p = getPointCoordinates[x, y];
> x = x /. p;
> y = y /. p;
> 
> Print["x=", x]
> Print["y=", y]
> 
> x=10
> y=7
> 
> --------------------
> 
> --Nasser



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