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Re: global option?

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  • Subject: [mg53579] Re: global option?
  • From: Bob Hanlon <hanlonr at>
  • Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2005 01:59:28 -0500 (EST)
  • Reply-to: hanlonr at
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

While working on the notebook set the output to short form

    $Post = Short[#,3]&;

When you are finished working on it, return the output to normal with


and remove these two statements.

Bob Hanlon

> From: Kastens at Hamburg.BAW.DE (Marko Kastens)
To: mathgroup at
> Date: 2005/01/18 Tue AM 05:08:01 EST
> To: mathgroup at
> Subject: [mg53579]  global option?
> Hi,
> is there a global option, that makes Mathematica ONLY printing out the 
> error-message but NOT the expression when an error occurs?
> f.ex.:
> IN[1]:tmp=Table[0,{i,1000000}];
> IN[2]:Lenght[tmp] --> produces an error (should be Length) and 
Mathematica is Printing 
> the full Table _tmp_ to the output.
> The boring point is to wait for Mathematica finishing the 
> when the expression (matrix, table, list) ist very large. Very often an 
> interruption (ALT+,) is not possible; sometimes it is also not possible to 
> down the kernel...
> It would be very helpful if there is an option to reduce or to stop this kind 
> of printout.
> Thanks for help,
> marko

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