Re: Print with limited precision

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg51108] Re: [mg51097] Print with limited precision*From*: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>*Date*: Tue, 5 Oct 2004 04:36:52 -0400 (EDT)*Organization*: Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Mass./Amherst*References*: <200410041018.GAA25208@smc.vnet.net>*Reply-to*: murray at math.umass.edu*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

zz = -27.9873554; NumberForm[zz, {4, 2}] -27.99 But zz itself is not affected; only the way it displayed was changed. Steve Gray wrote: > There must be some built-in function to print out decimal quantities with say > 2 digits of precision to the right of the point. I want quantities such > as zz= -27.9873554 to print as -27.99, etc., but keeping the real precision > internally. I could write one easily enough but I would think there is > already such a thing. This seems trivial but I can't find how to do it in Help, etc. > > Steve Gray > > > -- Murray Eisenberg murray at math.umass.edu Mathematics & Statistics Dept. Lederle Graduate Research Tower phone 413 549-1020 (H) University of Massachusetts 413 545-2859 (W) 710 North Pleasant Street fax 413 545-1801 Amherst, MA 01003-9305

**References**:**Print with limited precision***From:*Steve Gray <stevebg@adelphia.net>