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Re: ToString Awkwardness


  you have some control on it using the FormatType option:



Hope that helps,


PS: the "funny" form is the one which would render correctly on a console

On 06/13/2012 10:55 AM, Kevin J. McCann wrote:
> I have several plots with annotation that includes parameter values. I
> am using ToString inside a Text command to do this, and all is well
> unless the values are small so that the results are in scientific
> notation. When this happens, I get something like this:
> "f(x) = "<>  ToString[8.71 10^-15]
> f(x) =        -15
>          8.71 10
> Which is a bit awkward looking in the plot. Upon further investigation,
> I looked at the FullForm of the above and got:
> "f(x) =        -15\n8.71 10"
> So, I see why the output "looks funny". The exponent is treated
> separately from the 10. Any suggestions for nicer looking output?
> Thanks,
> Kevin

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