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Re: String to number

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg73201] Re: String to number
  • From: "Corey" <corey.maley at gmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 7 Feb 2007 05:34:27 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <eq9bnn$mrf$1@smc.vnet.net>

Jose,

Yes, just use "ToExpression[]":

In[1]:=  (12:52:44 on 2/6/07)
ToExpression["125"]+ToExpression["23"]

Out[1]=  (12:52:44 on 2/6/07)
148

On Feb 6, 1:45 am, Jos=E9 Carlos Santos <jcsan... at fc.up.pt> wrote:
> Hi all:
>
> The ToString command generates a string from an expression. Is there a
> similar command which generates numbers from strings? What I mean by
> this is: is there a command (let's call it ToNumber) such that
>
> ToNumber["12"]
>
> generates the number 12?
>
> Best regards,
>
> Jose Carlos Santos




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