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Returns the last error code.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
AppleScript 1.0 ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ✅ Yes, on macOS ❌ No
MBS( "AppleScript.LastError" )




Returns the last error code.
Any AppleScript Errors that are not trapped using "try" blocks, will abort the AppleScript. Also returns AppleScript compile errors. This function is useful for error trapping your scripts.


Get Last Error

MBS( "Applescript.LastError" )

See also

Release notes

  • Version 14.0
    • Fixed AppleScript.Compile to clear last error for AppleScript.LastErrorMessage function.
  • Version 13.2

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This function is free to use.

Created 18th August 2014, last changed 31st October 2016

AppleScript.GetPropertyValue - AppleScript.LastErrorMessage

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