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Re: Scalars Instead of Lists with One Element

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  • Subject: [mg83454] Re: [mg83418] Scalars Instead of Lists with One Element
  • From: Gregory Lypny <gregory.lypny at videotron.ca>
  • Date: Wed, 21 Nov 2007 02:42:55 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <200711200846.DAA07103@smc.vnet.net> <FFDD2258-D07B-4A08-9A25-2203E647669B@jeol.com>

Yes, I'm trying to reproduce the {.} problem with some regularity.   
Be that as it may, it's not clear why, when I iterate over {i,  
1,...,8} and {j ,1,...,8}, I get tables with dimensions {8, 8, 1}  
rather than {8, 8}.  That's the cut-and-paste problem.  Sigh.

	Gregory

On 20-Nov-2007, at 8:53 AM, Sseziwa Mukasa wrote:

> On Nov 20, 2007, at 3:46 AM, 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.
>
> x[[1]] is 2 and x[[2]] is 7.  x[[{1}]] is {2} and x[[{2}]] is {7}.
>
> Regards,
>
> Ssezi


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