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Re: precission/accuracy in mathlink for excel

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg53356] Re: precission/accuracy in mathlink for excel
  • From: nafod40 <noneya at business.com>
  • Date: Sat, 8 Jan 2005 02:39:23 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Penn State University, Center for Academic Computing
  • References: <crknom$9fo$1@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

plizak wrote:
> I have some code running in a spreadsheet on a M-code worksheet in
> excel.
> 
> I can call the code in either a VBA macro or in a cell, but it only
> returns four digits of accuracy.  Yet when I run it in a notebook in
> Mathematica I get more precision.
> 
> Is there a way to get more precision?

Double check the settings in Excel under the Format-Cell dialog box to 
see if you aren't truncating the precision there.

I use the mathlink, and get full precision coming across.


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