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Re: Using Map with function that has options...

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  • Subject: [mg68506] Re: [mg68475] Using Map with function that has options...
  • From: bsyehuda at gmail.com
  • Date: Tue, 8 Aug 2006 06:28:54 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <200608070540.BAA24055@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hi,
The following will use the traditional format for the exprssions
regards
yehuda

***************************************************
myMessage =
 StringJoin @@
  Map[ToString[#, FormatType -> TraditionalForm] &, {expr1, expr2, expr3,
...,
     exprn}]
**************************************************
On 8/7/06, Giacomo Ciani <giacomo.ciani at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> I have several expressions I whant to convert to string and then
> concatenate togheter to create a message to be sent to the standard
> output and written on a text log file. To avoid manually appliyng
> ToString to each of them, I'm using something like:
>
> myMessage = StringJoin@@Map[ToString,{expr1,expr2,expr3,...,exprN}]
>
> The problem is that I would like to specify the option
> "TraditionalForm" for ToString (without that, the exponents are written
> on a different line compromising the formatting), but I can't
> understand if using this tecnique I can do that, and how.
>
> Obviously I can solve the problem with an explicit loop over the
> element of the array, but I was looking for a more elegant solution...
> any idea?
>
> Thanks
>
> Giacomo
>
> P.S. expr are in general both strings or numeric values
>
>



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