QforMortals3/The Q Console
1.4 The Q Console
The q console evaluates a q expression that you enter and echoes the result on the following line. An exception to this is the assignment operation—as noted above—that has a return value, even though the console does not echo it. You may wonder why. This is simply a q console design choice to avoid cluttering the display.
q)show a:42 42
Reprinted with the author's permission from: q for Mortals Version 3, An Introduction to Q Programming by Jeffry A. Borror.
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