NumberPoint

NumberPoint

is an option for NumberForm and related functions that gives the string to use as a decimal point.

Details

  • The default is typically NumberPoint".". »
  • With the setting NumberPointAutomatic, no decimal point will be printed if there are no decimal digits to follow it.
  • NumberPoint can be used to specify the string to assume for decimal points with Interpreter["Number",] and other related Interpreters.

Examples

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Basic Examples  (3)

The default multiplier is a period:

Use a comma instead:

Interpret numbers with a custom decimal point:

Scope  (3)

Use NumberPoint with PaddedForm:

EngineeringForm:

ScientificForm:

AccountingForm:

Use any string as a number point:

Use the setting NumberPointAutomatic to print the decimal point only when printed digits would follow it:

Introduced in 1988
 (1.0)
 |
Updated in 2014
 (10.0)
2020
 (12.1)