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how to return value from ajax function?

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i want to return value from ajax function to the function where ajax call has been made.
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  1. function val()
  2. {
  3. var temp=ajaxfun();//ajax function;
  4. }
  6. function ajaxfun()
  7. {
  8. //url,type, data will go here and then
  9. success: function(somedata){
  10. //here i want to return data i.e. somedata
  11. //something like "return somedata" to val();
  12. }
  13. }
Mar 29 '13 #1
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it doesn’t work like that with asynchronous AJAX calls.

you could of course use a synchronous call, but the you wouldn’t need a success callback function either.
Mar 29 '13 #2

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