Re: Re: Weird behavior of NumberForm in ver 5.1

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg55150] Re: [mg55125] Re: [mg55107] Weird behavior of NumberForm in ver 5.1*From*: yehuda ben-shimol <bsyehuda at gmail.com>*Date*: Mon, 14 Mar 2005 03:43:53 -0500 (EST)*References*: <200503120737.CAA21041@smc.vnet.net> <200503130957.EAA09964@smc.vnet.net>*Reply-to*: yehuda ben-shimol <bsyehuda at gmail.com>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Although suspicious, the followngs made NumberForm to behave correctly on this example SetAttributes[NumberForm, Listable] NumberForm[{0.073808836682`30, 0.794740579742`30}, 5] and as expected it gave {0.073809, 0.79474} yehuda On Sun, 13 Mar 2005 04:57:43 -0500 (EST), DrBob <drbob at bigfoot.com> wrote: > I see the same bug in version 5.1.1. > > Bobby > > On Sat, 12 Mar 2005 02:37:02 -0500 (EST), Luis Rademacher <lrademac at hotmail.com> wrote: > > > Please compare the result of NumberForm between 5.0 and 5.1. It seems to > > me that the right output is the one given by 5.0. Also tried a similar > > example on 4.2, which seems to agree with 5.0 > > > > ------------------------------------------------ > > > > In[1]:= > > NumberForm[{0.073808836682`30,0.794740579742`30},5] > > > > Out[1]//NumberForm= > > {0.073809,0.79474} > > > > In[2]:= > > $Version > > > > Out[2]= > > 5.0 for Linux (November 18, 2003) > > > > ------------------------------------ > > > > In[1]:= > > NumberForm[{0.073808836682`30,0.794740579742`30},5] > > > > Out[1]//NumberForm= > > {0.073809,0.794740000000000000000000000000} > > > > In[2]:= > > $Version > > > > Out[2]= > > 5.1 for Linux (October 25, 2004) > > > > ------------------------------------------------ > > > > Does anybody know what is going on here? > > > > Luis. > > > > > > > > > > -- > DrBob at bigfoot.com > >

**References**:**Weird behavior of NumberForm in ver 5.1***From:*Luis Rademacher <lrademac@hotmail.com>

**Re: Weird behavior of NumberForm in ver 5.1***From:*DrBob <drbob@bigfoot.com>