ConfirmMatch

ConfirmMatch[expr,form]

confirms that expr matches the pattern form, otherwise throwing a Failure to the nearest lexically surrounding Enclose.

ConfirmMatch[expr,form,info]

if expr does not match form, evaluates info and includes the result in the thrown Failure.

ConfirmMatch[expr,form,info,tag]

uses the tag tag for any thrown errors.

Details

  • expr is returned unchanged if it does not represent a error.
  • The default value of info is Null.

Examples

Basic Examples  (2)

Confirm that a expression matches a pattern, stopping evaluation if it does:

Create a function that throws an error when given an unexpected input:

Wolfram Research (2020), ConfirmMatch, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/ConfirmMatch.html.

Text

Wolfram Research (2020), ConfirmMatch, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/ConfirmMatch.html.

CMS

Wolfram Language. 2020. "ConfirmMatch." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research. https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/ConfirmMatch.html.

APA

Wolfram Language. (2020). ConfirmMatch. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/ConfirmMatch.html

BibTeX

@misc{reference.wolfram_2024_confirmmatch, author="Wolfram Research", title="{ConfirmMatch}", year="2020", howpublished="\url{https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/ConfirmMatch.html}", note=[Accessed: 14-June-2024 ]}

BibLaTeX

@online{reference.wolfram_2024_confirmmatch, organization={Wolfram Research}, title={ConfirmMatch}, year={2020}, url={https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/ConfirmMatch.html}, note=[Accessed: 14-June-2024 ]}