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Re: Replace non-numeric values in a list

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  • Subject: [mg88779] Re: Replace non-numeric values in a list
  • From: Steven Siew <stevensiew2 at gmail.com>
  • Date: Fri, 16 May 2008 05:33:02 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <g0h825$mtr$1@smc.vnet.net>

On May 15, 9:50 pm, "Adel Elsabbagh" <aelsabb... at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear all,
>
> I have a list that contains numeric and non-numeric values
> list = { a, 1, 2, b, 3};
> How can I replace non-numeric values with zeros?
> Thanks!
>
> --
> Adel Elsabbaghhttp://www.svlab-asu.com/aelsabbagh.html

Surprisingly the script below fails. Anyone want to comment?

list = { a, 1, 2, b, 3};

newlist2 = list /. v_?(Not[NumericQ[#]] &) -> 0



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