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Saturate on overflow


Select the diagnostic action to take if the value of a signal is too large to be represented by the signal data type, resulting in a saturation.

Category: Diagnostics


Default: warning


Simulink® software takes no action.


Simulink software displays a warning.


Simulink software terminates the simulation and displays an error message.


  • This diagnostic applies only to overflows which saturate for integer and fixed-point data types.

  • To check for floating-point overflows (for example, Inf or NaN) for double or single data types, select the Inf or NaN block output diagnostic. (See Inf or NaN block output for more information.)

Command-Line Information

Parameter: IntegerSaturationMsg
Value: 'none' | 'warning' | 'error'
Default: 'warning'

Recommended Settings

TraceabilityNo impact
EfficiencyNo impact
Safety precautionerror

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