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evaluates expr "quietly", without actually outputting any messages generated.
Quiet[expr, {s1::t1, s2::t2, ...}]
quietens only the specified messages during the evaluation of expr.
  • Quiet[expr, moff, mon] specifies that messages in the list moff should not be generated, but those in mon should be.
  • Quiet constructs can be nested; the innermost specification for a particular message is the one used.
  • The operation of Check and related message functions is not affected by being inside Quiet.
New in 6