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Re: trapping type conversion errors

Vapuser <vapuser@catspaw.jpl.nasa.gov> writes:

>   I may be missing something, but are type conversion errors
>   untrappable? 

Apparently you trap these with ON_IOERROR.  I just verified this with
your example.  I think some other folks on the list know some caveats
about this; it may not always be foolproof.

As for math errors, yes I believe the only way to detect them is with


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