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Re: Question about significant digits.

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  • Subject: [mg71798] Re: Question about significant digits.
  • From: dh <dh at>
  • Date: Wed, 29 Nov 2006 02:56:46 -0500 (EST)
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Hi Jamie,
you couold e.g. use $Pre:
SetAttributes[$Pre, HoldAll];
$Pre := SetPrecision[#, 2] &

jltrahan at wrote:
> Hi,
> I would like to set the number of significant digits used for my whole
> worksheet rather than for just one expression. Is it possible to set
> Digits=x at the beginning of my worksheet so that all calculations are
> made with x number of significant digits? I'd greatly appreciate any help
> that you can offer.
> Thanks in advance,
> Jamie

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