Re: Scalars Instead of Lists with One Element

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg83461] Re: Scalars Instead of Lists with One Element*From*: Szabolcs Horvát <szhorvat at gmail.com>*Date*: Wed, 21 Nov 2007 02:46:37 -0500 (EST)*References*: <fhu75c$72j$1@smc.vnet.net>

Gregory Lypny wrote: > Hello everyone, > > Say I have the list x={2, 7}. Is there a command I can use to get 2 > rather than {2} when I ask for x[[1]], and 7 rather than {7} when I > ask for x[[2]]? Doing so would solve my problem with my tables being > too deep to be able to cut and paste directly into the table objects > of other applications like word processors and spread sheets. > I am not sure what you mean, since In[1]:= x={2,7} Out[1]= {2,7} In[2]:= x[[1]] Out[2]= 2 -- Szabolcs