[pstricks] Suggestions for \psPrintValue

Michael Sharpe msharpe at ucsd.edu
Mon Apr 27 23:17:22 CEST 2009

On Apr 27, 2009, at 1:19 PM, Buddy Ledger wrote:

>> This version changes two things. First, it now adds decplaces as a
>> keyword to set the number of decimal places in the output. Second, if
>> decplaces=-1, it returns all precision in the input. Eg,
>> \fmtnum[decplaces=-1]{12.675E-002} outputs 0.12675.
> Thanks Michael,
> That's a nice function.  I learned alot going through the code.
> I did find one functional bug \fmtnum[decplaces=-1]{1.2670E+5}  
> returns 10.
> Seems to me if the exponent is larger than the number of decimal  
> places in the input the error occurs.
> \fmtnum[decplaces=-1]{1.2670E+4} works fine.
> Something I'd be interested in is \fmtnum{arbitrary format number} -- 
> > chosen output format of #.# or or #.#E# or #.#x10^{#}
> This is the only functionality which is absent from every number  
> format package including siunitx.

Thanks for catching that. Now fixed.



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