$MessageList

$MessageList

is a global variable that gives a list of the names of messages generated during the evaluation of the current input line.

Details

  • Whenever a message is output, its name, wrapped with HoldForm, is appended to $MessageList.
  • With the standard Wolfram System main loop, $MessageList is reset to {} when the processing of a particular input line is complete.
  • You can reset $MessageList during a computation.

Examples

Basic Examples  (2)

Get a list of messages produced in a computation:

Use messages for processing:

Printing can be suppressed by using $MessageList inside of Quiet:

Wolfram Research (1991), $MessageList, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/$MessageList.html.

Text

Wolfram Research (1991), $MessageList, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/$MessageList.html.

BibTeX

@misc{reference.wolfram_2021_$messagelist, author="Wolfram Research", title="{$MessageList}", year="1991", howpublished="\url{https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/$MessageList.html}", note=[Accessed: 05-August-2021 ]}

BibLaTeX

@online{reference.wolfram_2021_$messagelist, organization={Wolfram Research}, title={$MessageList}, year={1991}, url={https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/$MessageList.html}, note=[Accessed: 05-August-2021 ]}

CMS

Wolfram Language. 1991. "$MessageList." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research. https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/$MessageList.html.

APA

Wolfram Language. (1991). $MessageList. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/$MessageList.html