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Re: String to Number

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg27187] Re: String to Number
  • From: vze295bp at verizon.net (David Reiss)
  • Date: Fri, 9 Feb 2001 03:10:33 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Scientific Arts
  • References: <95tq99$m8c@smc.vnet.net>
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In article <95tq99$m8c at smc.vnet.net>, steffenz at server2.fo.FH-Koeln.DE wrote:

> Hi
> 
> I read a time from a file (this format  06:42) as a string.
> 
> I would like to convert this string into to numbers (6 and 42).
> 
> any suggestions?
> 
> Thanks
> 
> Steffen
> 
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Here is an example (the result is a list of the integers
that you are looking for:

In[1]:=
TimeStringToIntegers[time_String]:=
  ToExpression[StringReplace["{"<>time<>"}",":"\[Rule]","]]


In[2]:=
TimeStringToIntegers["06:42"]

Out[2]=
{6,42}

--David

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