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Re: Question about significant digits.

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  • Subject: [mg71798] Re: Question about significant digits.
  • From: dh <dh at metrohm.ch>
  • Date: Wed, 29 Nov 2006 02:56:46 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: hispeed.ch
  • References: <ekec57$eu$1@smc.vnet.net>

Hi Jamie,
you couold e.g. use $Pre:
SetAttributes[$Pre, HoldAll];
$Pre := SetPrecision[#, 2] &
Daniel

jltrahan at mail.usf.edu 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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