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Re: ToExpression again

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg82414] Re: ToExpression again
  • From: Jean-Marc Gulliet <jeanmarc.gulliet at gmail.com>
  • Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2007 05:09:40 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK
  • References: <ff78om$o1b$1@smc.vnet.net>

nils wrote:

> when I evaluate
> 
> ToExpression["1.23456789"]
> 
> the result is
> 
> 1.23457
> 
> What do I have to do to get the result
> 
> 1.23456789 (that is with all the digits)?

In version 6, goto menu Edit -> Preferences -> Appearance -> Numbers -> 
Formating -> then set the field in "Displayed precision" to, say, 9 and 
validate.

Regards,
-- 
Jean-Marc


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