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Re: String to number

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg73210] Re: String to number
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de>
  • Date: Wed, 7 Feb 2007 06:10:45 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Uni Leipzig
  • References: <eq9bnn$mrf$1@smc.vnet.net>
  • Reply-to: kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de

Hi,

better, there is ToExpression[].

Regards
   Jens

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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