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:

Wolfram Research (1988), NumberPoint, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/NumberPoint.html (updated 2020).

Text

Wolfram Research (1988), NumberPoint, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/NumberPoint.html (updated 2020).

BibTeX

@misc{reference.wolfram_2020_numberpoint, author="Wolfram Research", title="{NumberPoint}", year="2020", howpublished="\url{https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/NumberPoint.html}", note=[Accessed: 19-April-2021 ]}

BibLaTeX

@online{reference.wolfram_2020_numberpoint, organization={Wolfram Research}, title={NumberPoint}, year={2020}, url={https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/NumberPoint.html}, note=[Accessed: 19-April-2021 ]}

CMS

Wolfram Language. 1988. "NumberPoint." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research. Last Modified 2020. https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/NumberPoint.html.

APA

Wolfram Language. (1988). NumberPoint. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/NumberPoint.html