Re: Howto turn off using symbols to tag objects?
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- Subject: [mg46604] Re: Howto turn off using symbols to tag objects?
- From: "Hans Michel" <hansjm at bellsouth.net>
- Date: Wed, 25 Feb 2004 13:06:59 -0500 (EST)
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Hi: Leave your data as a string and try DigitQ["123k"] Hans "mvyver" <mvdv at spamcop.net> wrote in message news:c1h0vu$9t5$1 at smc.vnet.net... > Hi, Does anyone know how to turn this feature off? > The section in the documentation "Using symbols to tag objects" is > silent. > My problem is that when trying to remove alphabet characters from a > string I'm told that "123k" is a number!! > > NumberQ[ToExpression["123k"]] > True > > Using ToExpression with different forms doesn't help. > Any suggestions would be appreciated. > Thanks in advance > > Mark >