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Re: Overflow --> Abort evaluation

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  • Subject: [mg47272] Re: Overflow --> Abort evaluation
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at>
  • Date: Fri, 2 Apr 2004 03:30:15 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Universitaet Leipzig
  • References: <c4ge8c$ce$>
  • Reply-to: kuska at
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at


I don't know what the next input line mean, the next
Cell[] or the next line in a CompoundExpression[] ?

But Check[] may help you, like

Check[2^2^2^2^2^2, $Failed, General::ovfl]


Holger wrote:
> Dear All,
> here is one tricky thing I wasn't able to figure out yet: Is it
> possible to let a certain input line evaluate and in case this input
> line does cause a message (for example: General::ovfl) jump to the
> next line and not be bothered by the Overflow input line? The
> background is that I do some awkward computations that may cause a
> message like overflow or so and this then wastes a lo of time without
> yielding anything reasonable. Thanks a lot,
>                         Holger

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