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Re: pasting the outputs

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg13391] Re: pasting the outputs
  • From: paulh (P.J. Hinton)
  • Date: Thu, 23 Jul 1998 03:32:35 -0400
  • Organization: Wolfram Research, Inc.
  • References: <6ounug$ito@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

In article <6ounug$ito at smc.vnet.net>, Tatyana Polenova
<tatyana at chem.columbia.edu> writes: |> Hello,
|> when I try paste the following output cell: |> 
|> 
|> 19000. Cos[2 (\[Gamma]+t \[Omega]r)]-9500.  |>     Cos[2
(-\[Beta]+\[Gamma]+t \[Omega]r)]-9500.  |>     Cos[2
(\[Beta]+\[Gamma]+t \[Omega]r)]-26870.1  |>     Sin[2
\[Beta]-\[Gamma]-t \[Omega]r]-26870.1  |>     Sin[2 \[Beta]+\[Gamma]+t
\[Omega]r] |> 
|> 
|> I get
|> 
|> 19000.0000000000017` Cos[2 (\[Gamma]+t \[Omega]r)]-9500.`  |>    
Cos[2 (-\[Beta]+\[Gamma]+t \[Omega]r)]-9500.`  |>     Cos[2
(\[Beta]+\[Gamma]+t \[Omega]r)]-26870.057685088815`  |>     Sin[2
\[Beta]-\[Gamma]-t \[Omega]r]-26870.057685088815`  |>     Sin[2
\[Beta]+\[Gamma]+t \[Omega]r] |> 
|> Is it possible to get rid of the artificial extra precision in the |>
pasted numbers and keep only the digits that are displayed on the |>
screen during the output?

Use Edit -> Copy As -> Text instead of the regular Edit -> Copy
operation.  You'll still see rowboxes, but Real[] numbers will  be
copied only with the displayed number of digits.

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P.J. Hinton	
Mathematica Programming Group		paulh at wolfram.com Wolfram Research,
Inc.			http://www.wolfram.com/~paulh/ Disclaimer: Opinions expressed
herein are those of the author alone.


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