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Returns the result of evaluating a variable as a variant. This is convenient when you know the result is a scalar (a non-array), since you obtain the result directly as a number, text, etc. If the result is an array, the array is collapsed into a representation of the array, which is usually not very convenient. If the result might be array-valued, it is usually preferable to use ResultTable instead.

The CAObject::ResultType property controls which result is computed (Mid, Mean, etc.). The other possible ResultTypes are usually array-valued, hence not used very often with this method.

If the variable has not yet been evaluated, it is evaluated when this method is called. If this requires a lengthy calculation, the call will take a long time to complete. When CAObject::MethodEvaluationTimeLimit is set, then the result aborts if the time limit expires and ErrorCode is 77.

If an error occurs during evaluation, the ErrorCode will be set to something other than 0 or 2. If a warning occurs during evaluation, a result will be returned and the ErrorCode will be 2. The OutputBuffer contains the error message or warning.

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res = obj.Result()

Errors Codes

This list is incomplete -- TBD

0 - success
2 - warning
12 - insufficient memory
37,38 - Could not retrieve result
77 - MethodEvaluationTimeLimit exceeded
78 - Computation aborted

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