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Re: How to printout more digits?

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  • Subject: [mg46225] Re: How to printout more digits?
  • From: Paul Abbott <paul at>
  • Date: Thu, 12 Feb 2004 07:15:51 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: The University of Western Australia
  • References: <c04f0p$ggi$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

In article <c04f0p$ggi$1 at>,
 "Toshiyuki \(Toshi\) Meshii" <meshii at> wrote:

> Print[ N[6. * Pi, 9] ]
> returns
> 18.8496
> which is only 6 digits and not what I expected.
> Does anybody know how to print out outputs with more than 9 digits?

This is controlled by the PrintPrecision display option. You can control 
this as follows:

[1] Open the Option Inspector (Format menu | Option Inspector...)

[2] Show the Option values for Notebook (or Global)

[3] Type in PrintPrecision

[4] Set this to however many digits you want to display.


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