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Re: Re: DigitBlock problem

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg39666] Re: [mg39660] Re: DigitBlock problem
  • From: Dr Bob <drbob at bigfoot.com>
  • Date: Fri, 28 Feb 2003 04:45:42 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <b34qpo$gkg$1@smc.vnet.net> <b3hr2h$ie3$1@smc.vnet.net> <200302270534.AAA24508@smc.vnet.net>
  • Reply-to: drbob at bigfoot.com
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

If that's what's intended, it should be DOCUMENTED.

Bobby

On Thu, 27 Feb 2003 00:34:17 -0500 (EST), Paul Abbott 
<paul at physics.uwa.edu.au> wrote:

> In article <b3hr2h$ie3$1 at smc.vnet.net>,
> Paul Abbott <paul at physics.uwa.edu.au> wrote:
>
>> 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.
>
> Eric Bynum from WRI Technical Support informed me that:
>
> DigitBlock is not intended to affect the padding. If you want spaces in
> the number padding you can include them in the value of the NumberPadding
> option.
>
> For example,
>
> Table[PaddedForm[BaseForm[i, 2], 8, NumberPadding -> {"0000 ", ""},
> NumberSigns -> {"", ""}, DigitBlock -> 4, NumberSeparator -> " "], {i, 
> 127}] // TableForm
>
> I still don't see why DigitBlock is not applied to the padding.
>
> Cheers,
> Paul
>



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