[Nickle] printing in scientific notation

Keith Packard keithp at keithp.com
Mon Apr 26 05:51:55 PDT 2004

Around 23 o'clock on Apr 24, burgess at rpi.edu wrote:

> Is there any way in Nickle to print out a number in scientific notation? For
> example, I have a real storing the value 2.5e11, and I would like to print that
> out instead of 250000000000. C-style printf has an "e" format that would do
> this.

Nickle has 'e' format, but it it's broken for whole number values.


> printf ("%e\n", pi * 1e10);

Looks like IntegerPrint and IntPrint need to be "fixed"...


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