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Re: DigitBlock problem

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg39604] Re: DigitBlock problem
  • From: Paul Abbott <paul at physics.uwa.edu.au>
  • Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2003 02:41:15 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: The University of Western Australia
  • References: <b34qpo$gkg$1@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

In article <b34qpo$gkg$1 at smc.vnet.net>,
 Dragan Stancevic <visitor at xalien.org> wrote:

> I am evaluating the following expression:
> 
> For[ i = 15, i < 17,
>   Print[PaddedForm[BaseForm[i, 2], 8, NumberPadding -> {"0", ""},
>   NumberSigns -> {"", ""}, DigitBlock -> 4, NumberSeparator -> " "]]; i++]
> 
> Which produces the following:
> 000001111
> 0001 0000
> 
> Can someone explain why is the DigitBlock->4 and NumberSeparator -> " " 
> failing to apply to the padded 0s? Am I missing something?

Looks like a bug to me. The same behavior occurs in the following 
example:

  PaddedForm[10!, 12, 
   DigitBlock -> 3, NumberPadding -> "0",   NumberSeparator -> " "]

NumberSeparator is not being applied to the 0 padding digits.

Cheers,
Paul

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