Re: how to get string in sci. notation to a number?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg123281] Re: how to get string in sci. notation to a number?*From*: "1.156" <rob at piovere.com>*Date*: Wed, 30 Nov 2011 03:20:49 -0500 (EST)*Delivered-to*: l-mathgroup@mail-archive0.wolfram.com

Many thanks to Albert Retey, Oleksandr Rasputinov, and Bob Hanlon for their quick and useful help with my problem. -- Sent from my plain desktop PC.