Monitor

Monitor[expr, mon]
generates a temporary monitor cell in which the continually updated current value of mon is displayed during the course of evaluation of expr.

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  • Monitor[Table[e, {x, ...}], x] generates a monitor cell that shows the continually updated current value of x during the evaluation of the Table.
  • In a notebook, the monitor cell normally appears directly after the cell in which Monitor[expr, mon] is evaluated. The cell is deleted as soon as the evaluation of expr is complete.
  • If Print, PrintTemporary, or similar output is generated before the evaluation of Monitor begins, it will appear before the monitor cell.
  • Any expression, including graphics and controls, can be given for mon.

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Basic Examples (3)Basic Examples (3)

Monitor the value of while the computation is running:

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Display a progress indicator while the computation is running:

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Monitor a fast process by using Pause to slow down:

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