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Re: Finding the line that caused an error

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  • Subject: [mg88503] Re: [mg88425] Finding the line that caused an error
  • From: Sseziwa Mukasa <mukasa at jeol.com>
  • Date: Tue, 6 May 2008 06:46:28 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <200805051012.GAA08298@smc.vnet.net>

On May 5, 2008, at 6:12 AM, vj8usa wrote:

> Is there any way to display the specific line of code that caused  
> an error in Mathematica?
>  I'm used to working with C++ compilers that give you a line number  
> along with each error message, and I'm starting to get frustrated  
> with Mathematica. It'd be much simpler to immediately see the cause  
> of the error instead of sifting through many lines of code.

If you are seeing an error message:

TraceDialog[expr,Message[___]]

will stop execution at the point of the error.  You can then examine  
the execution stack to locate the origin of the problem.

Regards,

Ssezi



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