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Re: Is there ToNumber?

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  • Subject: [mg119633] Re: Is there ToNumber?
  • From: Bill Rowe <readnews at>
  • Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2011 07:20:35 -0400 (EDT)

On 6/14/11 at 6:13 AM, sigmundv at (SigmundV) wrote:

>Why can't I simply change the head of a string by using Apply?

In[1]:= "String" // AtomQ

Out[1]= True

And in the documentation for Apply under possible issues:

Applying to atomic objects that do not have subparts effectively
does nothing:

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