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<function name="pcall" parent="Global" type="libraryfunc"> <description> Calls a function and catches an error that can be thrown while the execution of the call. <bug issue="1976">Using this function with <page>Global.include</page> will break autorefresh.</bug> <bug issue="2036">This cannot stop errors from hooks called from the engine.</bug> <bug issue="2498">This does not stop <page>Global.Error</page> and <page>Global.ErrorNoHalt</page> from sending error messages to the server (if called clientside) or calling the <page>GM:OnLuaError</page> hook. The success boolean returned will always return true and thus you will not get the error message returned. <page>Global.error</page> does not exhibit these behaviours.</bug> <bug issue="3112">This does not stop errors incurred by <page>Global.include</page>.</bug> </description> <realm>Shared and Menu</realm> <args> <arg name="func" type="function">Function to be executed and of which the errors should be caught of</arg> <arg name="arguments" type="vararg">Arguments to call the function with.</arg> </args> <rets> <ret name="" type="boolean">If the function had no errors occur within it.</ret> <ret name="" type="vararg">If an error occurred, this will be a string containing the error message. Otherwise, this will be the return values of the function passed in.</ret> </rets> </function> <example> <description>Catch an error.</description> <code> local succ, err = pcall(function() aisj() end) print(succ, err) </code> <output>false attempt to call global 'aisj' (a nil value)</output> </example>

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