Re: Reading Fortran Data file

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg100370] Re: [mg100301] Reading Fortran Data file*From*: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>*Date*: Tue, 2 Jun 2009 06:42:34 -0400 (EDT)*Organization*: Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Mass./Amherst*References*: <200905311036.GAA16976@smc.vnet.net>*Reply-to*: murray at math.umass.edu

By default, Mathematica only DISPLAYS reals to 6 decimal digits, but the remaining digits are there. To see more displayed, use NumberForm. christopher pike wrote: > Hi, > Have data fortran data file with numbers like 0.447562485933D-01. I > need all the digits, but mathematica seems to only read this as > 0.0448062. > I can read it as a string and get > > "0.448062494397D-01" > > but when I use ToExpression, I get > > -1 + 0.448062 D > > So how can I read in all the digits. > > thanks for any help, chris > -- Murray Eisenberg murray at math.umass.edu Mathematics & Statistics Dept. Lederle Graduate Research Tower phone 413 549-1020 (H) University of Massachusetts 413 545-2859 (W) 710 North Pleasant Street fax 413 545-1801 Amherst, MA 01003-9305