DigitBlock

DigitBlock
is an option for NumberForm and related functions that specifies the maximum length of blocks of digits between breaks.

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  • The default setting is DigitBlock->Infinity, which specifies that no breaks should be inserted.
  • DigitBlock->n inserts a break every n digits. »
  • DigitBlock->{nleft, nright} inserts a break every nleft digits to the left of the decimal point, and every nright digits to the right of the decimal point. »
  • The setting for NumberSeparator determines what string should be used at each break. »

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Separate integer digits in blocks of 3:

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Separate real digits in blocks of 2:

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Use three-digit blocks on the left of the decimal and two-digit blocks on the right:

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