Re: 100/3 in a file

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg50729] Re: 100/3 in a file*From*: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de>*Date*: Sat, 18 Sep 2004 05:48:29 -0400 (EDT)*Organization*: Universitaet Leipzig*References*: <cidv0e$cau$1@smc.vnet.net>*Reply-to*: kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hi, if you just need the data in a file to read it later back to Mathematica use Put[] and Get[], that write a Mathematica expression and read back the Mathematica expression. Regards Jens Ran wrote: > > Hi, > > I have a list I define : A=Table[i*100/3,{i,1,3}] > which gives me output of - {100/3,200/3,100} > Mathematica, as expected, refer to all the cells as numbers. > > the problem begins after saving to a file like this : > Export["A.dat",A] > and then Import["A.dat", "Table"]. > > After I upload the data from file, all the (XX / XX) are not treated > as number any more (the 100 does!). > > DOes someone has a solution to this simple problem? > I know I can estimate with "N" function, and only then save to file, > but i would like if possible to not to lose information - save it as > it is. > > I would be very happy to hear opinions from you, > > thanks, > > - Ran