Re: Formatting numbers for output

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg51538] Re: Formatting numbers for output*From*: "Steve Luttrell" <steve_usenet at _removemefirst_luttrell.org.uk>*Date*: Thu, 21 Oct 2004 22:21:05 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <cl4tlm$8hs$1@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Here is an example of what you could do: Map[NumberForm[#,{4,2},NumberPadding->{"","0"}]&,Table[Random[],{10}]] This generates a list of 10 random numbers in the range [0,1], and the {4,2} in NumberForm displays them as 4 digit reals with 2 digits to the right of the decimal point. The key trick is to use the option NumberPadding->{"","0"}. Steve Luttrell "Alex Gittens" <rubberduckie at gmail.com> wrote in message news:cl4tlm$8hs$1 at smc.vnet.net... > I'm trying to construct a GridBox with entries that have 2 digits > after the decimal. So far, the only way I've seen to get rid of the > NumberMarks is to use > SetPrecision[x, :inf:], but that makes all the numbers into fractions. > Is there a better alternative? > > Thanks, > Alex > > -- > The heart of mathematics consists of concrete examples and concrete > problems. >