how to stop code roblo

To stop code execution in Lua, you can use the return statement. The return statement is typically used to return a value from a function, but it can also be used to exit a function or stop the execution of a script.

Here are the steps to stop code execution in Lua using the return statement:

  1. Identify the point in your code where you want to stop the execution.
  2. Insert the return statement followed by any value you want to return. If you don't need to return any value, you can omit this part.
  3. When the return statement is encountered, the code execution will immediately stop, and the control will be returned to the calling function or script.

Here's an example to illustrate how to use the return statement to stop code execution:

function doSomething()
  print("Step 1")
  print("Step 2")
  return -- stop execution here
  print("Step 3") -- this line will not be executed


In this example, the doSomething() function prints "Step 1" and "Step 2". When the return statement is encountered, the execution stops, and the control is returned to the caller. Therefore, the line print("Step 3") is not executed.

The output of this code will be:

Step 1
Step 2

By using the return statement, you can effectively stop the execution of code at a specific point in your Lua script.