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[Q]: Reading Input

  • Subject: [mg3192] [Q]: Reading Input
  • From: schneids+ at (John Schneider)
  • Date: 14 Feb 1996 02:52:15 -0600
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  • Organization: Wolfram Research, Inc.
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I'm trying to read a file that contains expressions like


which of course stands for 1.23456789*(10^-2),

It is standard output from a fortran program.  Unfortunately, 
Mma reads this as 1.23456789*(the number e) - 2, which 
does me no good.

Is there an easy way to tell Mma what it's reading?


John Schneider
Carnegie Mellon Univ.

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