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Re: Please help me! (Warnings and Messages...)

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  • Subject: [mg19478] Re: Please help me! (Warnings and Messages...)
  • From: "Neal E. Tornberg" <neal.e.tornberg at>
  • Date: Sat, 28 Aug 1999 15:53:06 -0400
  • Organization: Boeing
  • References: <7ps4rl$>
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from section 2.8.21 of The Mathematica Book:

If something goes very wrong with a calculation you are doing, it is
common to find that the same warning message is generated over and over
again. This is usually more confusing than useful. As a result,
Mathematica keeps track of all messages that are produced during a
particular calculation, and stops printing a particular message if it
comes up more than three times. Whenever this happens, Mathematica
prints the message General::stop to let you know. If you really want to
see all the messages that Mathematica tries to print, you can do this by
switching off General::stop.  

Anton Tarasenko wrote:
>   Please help me!
>   Recently it was very easy to write packeges because since mistake
> emerged in my packege, I was prompted with a blue message about the type
> of this mistake.
> Than, after a short period, I've noticed, that Mathematica stoped
> prompting me.
> And now I don't know where to search for mistake in my packeges.
> Here is an example from Mathematica book:
>     In[1]:=Sqrt[4,5]
>                 Sqrt::argx: Sqrt called with 2 arguments; 1 argument is
> expected.
>     Out[1]:=Sqrt[4,5]
> And here is an example form my packege:
>     In[1]:=Sqrt[4,5]
>     Out[1]:=Sqrt[4,5]
> Even the command On[Sqrt::argx] does not help me...
> That looks like this:
>     In[1]:=On[Sqrt::argx]
>              Sqrt[4,5]
>     Out:=Sqrt[4,5]
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------
> -------
> Anfourtunately, I don't remember what did I do.
> But I want it back. I want to be prompted by this wonderful programm.
> So Please Help Me.
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------
> -------
> Thanks anyway. Anton.
> mailto: antv at

Neal E. Tornberg
neal.e.tornberg at

Nobody here thinks I speak for Boeing.
You shouldn't either.

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