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MessageName

FilledSmallSquare symbol::tag is a name for a message.

FilledSmallSquare You can specify messages by defining values for symbol::tag.

FilledSmallSquare symbol::tag is converted to MessageName[symbol, "tag"]. tag can contain any characters that can appear in symbol names. symbol::"tag" can also be used.

FilledSmallSquare Assignments for s::tag are stored in the Messages value of the symbol s.

FilledSmallSquare The following messages are typically defined for built-in functions:

FilledSmallSquare ?f prints out the message f::usage.

FilledSmallSquare When ?form finds more than one function, only the names of each function are printed.

FilledSmallSquare You can switch on and off messages using On[s::tag] and Off[s::tag].

FilledSmallSquare MessageName[symbol, "tag", "lang"] or symbol::tag::lang represents a message in a particular language.

FilledSmallSquare See Section 2.9.21.

FilledSmallSquare See also: Message, MessageList, $MessageList.

FilledSmallSquare New in Version 1; modified in 4.