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Re: How to remove just the outermost braces of a list?

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  • Subject: [mg69926] Re: How to remove just the outermost braces of a list?
  • From: "Blackadder" <Malte at t-online.de>
  • Date: Wed, 27 Sep 2006 06:05:51 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <efarmd$7vg$1@smc.vnet.net>

Hi,

if the only thing you want to accomplish is remove the outer braces for
textual output, this will do:

e = {a, {b}}
Print[StringTake[stre = ToString[e], {2, Length[stre] - 2}]]

Best regards,
  Malte


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