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Re: [Q]: Reading Input

  • Subject: [mg3204] Re: [Q]: Reading Input
  • From: schmitz at (Peter Schmitzberger)
  • Date: 18 Feb 1996 04:17:38 -0600
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  • Distribution: local
  • Newsgroups: wri.mathgroup
  • Organization: Computing Services, University of Salzburg
  • Sender: daemon at

John Schneider (schneids+ at wrote:

> I'm trying to read a file that contains expressions like
> 1.23456789E-2

> Is there an easy way to tell Mma what it's reading?

Yes, you can tell Mma the type of the objects you are reading within
the Read[] or ReadList[] statement.

e.g. ReadList["file", Number]

hope this helps

| Peter Schmitzberger, Univ. of Salzburg, Austria |      R I S T + +       |
|             | schmitz at |

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