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Re: String to Number

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  • Subject: [mg27274] Re: [mg27156] String to Number
  • From: steffenz at server2.fo.FH-Koeln.DE
  • Date: Fri, 16 Feb 2001 03:58:23 -0500 (EST)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Dear Tomas,

thank You for Your function, but the zeros are "deleted" 
automatically after conversion into a number.

Steffen


> Date:          Thu, 08 Feb 2001 12:31:51 -0600
> From:          Tomas Garza <tgarza01 at prodigy.net.mx>
To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
> Subject: [mg27274]       Re: [mg27156] String to Number > To:            steffenz at server2.fo.FH-Koeln.DE
> Cc:            mathgroup at smc.vnet.net

> I presume you want to delete the zero both in the hours and in the minutes,
> when they are less than 10, right? Suppose, then, you read the string in the
> format hh:mm.
> The following function will do what you want:
> 
> In[1]:=
> makeNumbers[x_String] :=
>   ToExpression[{If[StringTake[x, 1] == "0", StringTake[x, {2}],
>         StringTake[x, 2]],
>       If[StringTake[x, 3] == "0", StringTake[x, {-2}], StringTake[x, -2]]}]
> 
> In[2]:=
> makeNumbers["06:42"]
> Out[2]=
> {6, 42}
> In[3]:=
> makeNumbers["12:28"]
> Out[3]=
> {12, 28}
> In[4]:=
> makeNumbers["12:03"]
> Out[4]=
> {12, 3}
> 
> Tomas Garza
> Mexico City
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <steffenz at server2.fo.FH-Koeln.DE>
To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
> To: <mathgroup at smc.vnet.net>
> Sent: Thursday, February 08, 2001 3:40 AM
> Subject: [mg27274] [mg27156] String to Number
> 
> 
> > 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
> >
> >
> > Dipl.-Ing. Steffen Zozgornik
> >
> > Institut fur Licht- und Bautechnik
> > an der Fachhochschule Koeln
> > Gremberger Strasse 151 a
> > D - 51105 Koeln
> >
> > Tel.: +49 - 221 - 83 10 95
> > Fax.: +49 - 221 - 83 55 13
> >
> >
> 
> 
Dipl.-Ing. Steffen Zozgornik

Institut für Licht- und Bautechnik
an der Fachhochschule Köln
Gremberger Straße 151 a
D - 51105 Köln

Tel.: +49 - 221 - 83 10 95 
Fax.: +49 - 221 - 83 55 13 



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