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How to stop a script if conditions are met.

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Cory
Cory on 2 Feb 2012
Commented: Jingyang Xie on 6 Jan 2021
I am using the 'if' function to detect if a user inputs a number that is not 5 digits long. What I would like is a function that stops the script if a certain condition is met without displaying an error message.
P.S. I'm very new to MATLAB.
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Jingyang Xie
Jingyang Xie on 6 Jan 2021
Hi Cory, have you solved this problem? I think I encountered the same problem...

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Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 2 Feb 2012
Edited: MathWorks Support Team on 9 Nov 2018
To stop running a script or function and return to the invoking function or command window, use the return function. For example,
if a > b
return
end
Any code in the current script or function that is after the return function is not run
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Hamid Ramezani
Hamid Ramezani on 30 Sep 2019
you may use "error" function instead of return
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Rik
Rik on 10 Dec 2020
I wonder if it is possible to detect if the code is running in a try block. In such cases the message might be more confusing than simply throwing the error.

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