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.

Details

  • 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.

Examples

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Basic Examples  (1)

Display numbers in a Fortranlike form:

Display only the mantissas:

Display the exponents after converting to scientific form:

Scope  (3)

Use NumberFormat with PaddedForm:

EngineeringForm:

ScientificForm:

AccountingForm:

Display numbers as lists containing the mantissa, base, and exponent:

Do the same for ScientificForm:

The arguments are strings:

If there is no exponent, the third argument is an empty string:

Wolfram Research (1991), NumberFormat, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/NumberFormat.html.

Text

Wolfram Research (1991), NumberFormat, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/NumberFormat.html.

BibTeX

@misc{reference.wolfram_2020_numberformat, author="Wolfram Research", title="{NumberFormat}", year="1991", howpublished="\url{https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/NumberFormat.html}", note=[Accessed: 20-April-2021 ]}

BibLaTeX

@online{reference.wolfram_2020_numberformat, organization={Wolfram Research}, title={NumberFormat}, year={1991}, url={https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/NumberFormat.html}, note=[Accessed: 20-April-2021 ]}

CMS

Wolfram Language. 1991. "NumberFormat." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research. https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/NumberFormat.html.

APA

Wolfram Language. (1991). NumberFormat. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/NumberFormat.html