# Resume/continue interrupted evaluation

I interrupted an evaluation to quickly do something else. How do I resume the interrupted evaluation? I cannot open the "Interrupt evaluation" window, as it is disabled. There is no "Resume" button to press...

• Does pressing F5 work? – Simon Woods Apr 15 '14 at 14:52
• Yes, F5 also does the trick. Thanks! – LBogaardt Apr 15 '14 at 14:53
• too voting to close this question as off-topic because h I – Carl Woll May 26 '19 at 21:40

• It seems you have to evaluate Return[]. Strange that there is no command-button for this action.

• F5 also works.

http://reference.wolfram.com/mathematica/tutorial/Dialogs.html

• As of 2020, in MMA 11.0.1 resumption remains obscure and dialog help link is broken. F5 does indeed still work though, but finding this out is also a matter of luck as I only found this question after writing a (longer, more detailed) duplicate having somehow failed to find this Q by searching... – Julian Moore Mar 28 '20 at 11:33