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Re: Percent symbol still lacking

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  • Subject: [mg81723] Re: [mg81662] Percent symbol still lacking
  • From: "Richard Palmer" <rhpalmer at gmail.com>
  • Date: Tue, 2 Oct 2007 05:38:44 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <200710010841.EAA22622@smc.vnet.net>

Very good point.  These kinds of things make it harder to move Mathematica into
commercial venues.



On 10/1/07, Cca <cca at gregosetroianos.mat.br> wrote:
>
>
>
> We all have seem many enhancements in Mathematica 6 -- from small to large
> ones. In the "small" area, for example,  we now have NumberPoint at ALL
> levels (allowing the use o commas as a decimal point!), ImplicitPlus for
> mixed fractions and RawPercent a little embellished in TraditionalForm.
>
> However, it is curious that we still do not have a proper percent sign as
> a unit multiplier! I mean, an stylished "%" that returns 1/100 -- or a
> Percent symbol with this numerical value and which is printed as %. We need
> something like this as much as we need LongEqual as opposed to RawEqual.
> Meanwhile, I'll continue to use
>
> InterpretationBox["%", 1/100, SelectWithContents -> True]
>
> ----------------------
> Carlos C=E9sar de Ara=FAjo
> Gregos & Troianos Educacional
> http://www.gregosetroianos.mat.br
> MSN: cca_gregosetroianos at hotmail.com
> Belo Horizonte, MG, Brasil
> (31) 3283-1122
>
>
>


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