RE: Output control

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg32922] RE: [mg32898] Output control*From*: David.Annetts at csiro.au*Date*: Tue, 19 Feb 2002 02:30:12 -0500 (EST)*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hi Gustavo > I'm trying to control a basic output in Mathematica, but > with little > luck. Whenever I get a number smaller than a certain > threshold (that I don't > know which is) Mathematica outputs jus a "0.", and not the > number. Also, it > would rather write 0.00000654 than 6.54x10^6. Is there a way > to modify the > default styles in Mathematica to: > 1) Actually write a number of the kind 6.5435 x 10^-19 > 2) make it give all results smaller than a certain threshold (say, > 10^-1) in scientific notation? It's controlled via ExponentFunction which can be an argument to most of the NumberForms. It's explained in Section 2.8.7 of the Bible. Regards, Dave. -------------------------------------------------------- Dr. David Annetts EM Modelling Analyst Tel: (+612) 9490 5416 CSIRO DEM, North Ryde Fax: (+612) 9490 5467 David.Annetts at csiro.au Include "usual_disclaimers" --------------------------------------------------------