Function: read (<expr_1>, ..., <expr_n>) Prints <expr_1>, ..., <expr_n>, then reads one expression from the console and returns the evaluated expression. The expression is terminated with a semicolon
; or dollar sign
(%i1) foo: 42$ (%i2) foo: read ("foo is", foo, " -- enter new value.")$ foo is 42 -- enter new value. (a+b)^3; (%i3) foo; 3 (%o3) (b + a)
There are also some inexact matches for
?? read to see them.
(%o1) true (%i2)