General

General

is a symbol to which general system messages are attached.

Details

  • When you refer to a message with name s::tag in On or Off, the text of the message is obtained from General::tag if no specific message named s::tag exists.

Examples

Basic Examples  (2)

Define a general message:

Define a function that uses the system message when there are too many arguments:

This is the same as what a system function like Sin does:

The text is in General::argx:

Wolfram Research (1988), General, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/General.html.

Text

Wolfram Research (1988), General, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/General.html.

BibTeX

@misc{reference.wolfram_2021_general, author="Wolfram Research", title="{General}", year="1988", howpublished="\url{https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/General.html}", note=[Accessed: 04-August-2021 ]}

BibLaTeX

@online{reference.wolfram_2021_general, organization={Wolfram Research}, title={General}, year={1988}, url={https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/General.html}, note=[Accessed: 04-August-2021 ]}

CMS

Wolfram Language. 1988. "General." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research. https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/General.html.

APA

Wolfram Language. (1988). General. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/General.html