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Re: String to number

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  • Subject: [mg73210] Re: String to number
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at>
  • Date: Wed, 7 Feb 2007 06:10:45 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Uni Leipzig
  • References: <eq9bnn$mrf$>
  • Reply-to: kuska at


better, there is ToExpression[].


Jos=E9 Carlos Santos 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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