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Aug 31, 2017
05:17 AM

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Aug 31, 2017
05:17 AM

How to run a worksheet inside while loop

Hello everyone, I am new in programming with Mathcad Prime 4.0 and I am trying to found a solution to this problem.

I would like to make a while loop, in which a Mathcad worksheet is re-launched at each iteration.

To explain better: I have a worksheet (called ConvWorksheet) that compute a lot of stuff and in the end compute a convergence flag (1 if convergence is reached, 0 otherwise). I need to write an other worksheet that controls when ConvWorksheet has finally computed flag = 1. I tried with the "Include Worksheet" command inside the while loop, but I cannot insert it. Does anyone know how to do this? Thank you a lot!

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Aug 31, 2017
07:35 AM

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Aug 31, 2017
07:35 AM

Neither Mathcad nor Prime supports this kind of functionality, although the question has popped up several times over the past 20 years.

The best you can do is to assemble your calculations into a function (or more functions) so that you can call the function(s) in a while loop.

Success!

Luc

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Aug 31, 2017
07:35 AM

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Aug 31, 2017
07:35 AM

Neither Mathcad nor Prime supports this kind of functionality, although the question has popped up several times over the past 20 years.

The best you can do is to assemble your calculations into a function (or more functions) so that you can call the function(s) in a while loop.

Success!

Luc

Sep 01, 2017
09:23 AM

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Sep 01, 2017
09:23 AM

It's true that it was never supported, but it was possible to do it in MC11 using a scripted component. They broke that in MC12, but even then you could loop a worksheet using a second worksheet, also via a scripted component. Prime of course does not have scripted components, so such trickery is not possible.