Re: Scalars Instead of Lists with One Element

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg83498] Re: Scalars Instead of Lists with One Element*From*: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de>*Date*: Wed, 21 Nov 2007 03:06:12 -0500 (EST)*Organization*: Uni Leipzig*References*: <fhu75c$72j$1@smc.vnet.net>*Reply-to*: kuska at informatik.uni-leipzig.de

Hi, with: x={2,7} you get already for x[[1]] 2 and for x[[2]] 7 and *not* {1} or {7} ... Regards Jens 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. > > Regards, > > Gregory >