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Re: Help needed with List!

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  • Subject: [mg16920] Re: Help needed with List!
  • From: Harald Giese <giese at>
  • Date: Thu, 8 Apr 1999 02:32:32 -0400
  • Organization: Institut fuer Meereskunde, Universitaet Hamburg
  • References: <7ec5kg$>
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alvaroo at wrote:
> ...
> (i) I need to convert a long
> integer number in List format.  For example if I had the number 123456 I need
> to convert it into {1,2,3,4,5,6}:  Is it possible with an instruction?  
Have a look at the online help for "IntegerDigits".

> (ii) I need to delete from a List A the common elements with other List B.

Have a look at "Complement", esp. the online help "1.8.8 Advanced Topic:
Lists as Sets".


Harald Giese
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Institut fuer Meereskunde der Universitaet Hamburg
(Institute of Oceanography of the University of Hamburg)
Troplowitzstrasse 7, D-22529 Hamburg

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