<returns> (C# Programming Guide)


Updated: July 20, 2015

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A description of the return value.

The <returns> tag should be used in the comment for a method declaration to describe the return value.

Compile with /doc to process documentation comments to a file.

    // compile with: /doc:DocFileName.xml 

    /// text for class TestClass
    public class TestClass
        /// <returns>Returns zero.</returns>
        public static int GetZero()
            return 0;

        /// text for Main
        static void Main()

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