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[an error occurred while processing this directive] $IterationLimit

  • $IterationLimit gives the maximum length of evaluation chain used in trying to evaluate any expression.
  • $IterationLimit limits the number of times Mathematica tries to re-evaluate a particular expression.
  • $IterationLimit gives an upper limit on the length of any list that can be generated by Trace.
  • See the Mathematica book: Section 2.5.12.
  • See also: $RecursionLimit.

    Further Examples

    This gives the current value of the $IterationLimit variable.

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    You can reset the iteration limit.

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