else Clause

The else clause is the inline clause for the if statement to execute when it evaluates to false.


logical.exp else statement.block



Expression to be tested. If it evaluates to nonzero, it is considered true. If it evaluates to 0, it is false.

else statement.block  

Executes the specified statements if the logical expression evaluates to 0.

See Also

Boolean Evaluation, if Statement, Logical Expressions, onerr Clause, Statement Blocks, Statements and Functions, then Clause, then/else Statement Blocks, writet Statement