NumberFormat

NumberFormat
is an option for NumberForm and related functions that specifies how the mantissa, base, and exponent should be assembled into a final print form.

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  • With the setting NumberFormat->f, the function f is supplied with three arguments: the mantissa, base and exponent of each number to be printed. »
  • The arguments are all given as strings. »
  • When no exponent is to be printed, the third argument is given as . »
  • The function f must return the final format for the number.

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Display numbers in a Fortranlike form:

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Display only the mantissas:

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Display the exponents after converting to scientific form:

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Introduced in 1991
(2.0)