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Re: NumberForm spaces and commas in v7.0.1

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  • Subject: [mg98855] Re: NumberForm spaces and commas in v7.0.1
  • From: dh <dh at metrohm.com>
  • Date: Mon, 20 Apr 2009 19:08:35 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <gshfup$c2g$1@smc.vnet.net>


Hi,

in version 7 the default NumberSeparator is "," before the decimal point 

and "space" after it. If you want "," everywhere e.g.:

NumberForm[10^5 N[Pi, 15], DigitBlock -> 3]

Look it up in the manual.

Daniel



underante wrote:

> hello,

> 

> in Mathematica v4 and 5.2 to print long numbers separated by commas in blocks

> of 3, i used to use something like this for example:

> 

> NumberForm[N[Pi, 10], DigitBlock -> 3]

> 

> which gave:

> 

> 3.141,592,654

> 

> i.e. commas to the right of the decimal point. but in Mathematica v7.0.1  the

> same statement generates number blocks separated by spaces, i.e:

> 

> 3.141 592 654

> 

> i can recover the commas by using something like:

> 

> NumberForm[N[Pi, 10], DigitBlock -> 3, NumberSeparator -> ","]

> 

> but does anyone know if there is a quick fix to get the old style

> commas back without having to change all my old programs in this way?

> 

> thankyou,

> 

> f.c.

> 




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