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Re: Conversion of text into Mathematica expressions

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg28192] Re: Conversion of text into Mathematica expressions
  • From: "J. Leko" <leko at ix.netcom.com>
  • Date: Tue, 3 Apr 2001 02:38:10 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <9a966h$gu3@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

In article <9a966h$gu3 at smc.vnet.net>, Max Ulbrich 
<ulbrich at biochem.mpg.de> wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> does anybody know if there is a possibility to convert text into
> expressions?
> I have something like
> 
> {"2.5","3.5"...}
> 
> and want to convert it to
> 
> {2.5,3.5...}
> 
> How can I do that?
> 
> Max
> 
> 

To convert text strings to Mathematica expressions in version 4, you 
might try the command ToExpression.

J. Leko

Please e-mail replies to leko*j at cspar.uah.edu and remove the *


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