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DocBook 5: The Definitive Guide by Richard L. Hamilton, Norman Walsh

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Name

returnvalue — The value returned by a function

Synopsis

returnvalue ::= (text | phrase db._phrase | replaceable | Graphic inlines | Indexing inlines | Linking inlines | Ubiquitous inlines)*

Description

A returnvalue identifies the value returned by a function or command.

Processing expectations

Formatted inline.

See Also

funcdef, funcparams, funcprototype, funcsynopsisinfo, function, paramdef, parameter, varargs, void

Examples

<article xmlns='http://docbook.org/ns/docbook'>
<title>Example returnvalue</title>

<para>The <function>open</function> function returns <returnvalue>2</returnvalue>
(<errorname>ENOFILE</errorname>) if the file does not exist.
</para>

</article>

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