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Evaluates each condition, and when true, evaluates what follows it.
block [block!] - Block of cases (conditions followed by values)
/all - Evaluate all cases (do not stop at first true case)
The case function provides a useful way to evaluate different expressions depending on specific conditions. It differs from the switch function because the conditions are evaluated and can be an expression of any length.
The basic form of case is:
case [ cond1 [code1] cond2 [code2] cond3 [code3] ]
The if a condition is true (that is, it is not false or none ) then the block that follows it is evaluated, otherwise the next condition is evaluated.
num: 50 case [ num < 10 [print "small"] num < 100 [print "medium"] num < 1000 [print "large"] ] medium
To create a default case, simply use true as your last condition:
num: 10000 case [ num < 10 [print "small"] num < 100 [print "medium"] num < 1000 [print "large"] true [print "huge"] ] huge
The case function will return the value of the last expression it evaluated. This can come in handy:
num: 50 value: case [ num < 10 [num + 2] num < 100 [num / 2] true  ] print value 25
Normally the case function stops after the first true condition is found and its block evaluated. However, the /all option forces case to evaluate the expressions for all true conditions.
num: 50 case/all [ num < 10 [print "small"] num < 100 [print "medium"] num < 1000 [print "large"] ] medium large
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