Re: silly question on formatting tables

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• From: Ray Koopman <koopman at sfu.ca>
• Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2012 02:33:41 -0500 (EST)
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```On Dec 16, 11:54 pm, Themis Matsoukas <tmatsou... at me.com> wrote:
> The question is not silly and I have not found a satisfactory answer yet. A problem is that NumberForm does not force the specified digits to all numbers. It seems to stop working past 10^-5, as the example shows.
>
> m = {{0., 1.}, {1., 0.1}, {2., 0.01}, {3., 0.001}, {4., 0.0001}, {5.,
>     0.00001}, {6., 0.000001}, {7., 0.000001}, {8., 0.000001}, {9.,
>     0.000001}, {10., 0.000001}};
>
> m /. a_Real :> NumberForm[a, {3, 2}] // TableForm
>
> 0.00    1.00
> 1.00    0.10
> 2.00    0.01
> 3.00    0.00
> 4.00    0.00
> 5.00    0.00
> 6.00    1.00*10^(-6)
> 7.00    1.00*10^(-6)
> 8.00    1.00*10^(-6)
> 9.00    1.00*10^(-6)
> 10.00   1.00*10^(-6)

m = {#,N[10^-#]}& /@ Range[0,10];

ExponentFunction->(Null&)] //TableForm

0       1.00
1       0.10
2       0.01
3       0.00
4       0.00
5       0.00
6       0.00
7       0.00
8       0.00
9       0.00
10      0.00

```

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