[NTG-context] Feature request: \digits command

Morgan Brassel morgan.brassel at free.fr
Fri Jun 20 16:10:04 CEST 2008


Thank you, Wolfgang.
I have already read the "This Way" on your link very carefully.
In fact, I was looking for a solution to have
\digits{e-5} printed as 10^5
\digits{2e-5} printed as 2 . 10^5
Is it possible to do that? to detect if there is a number before the 'e' 
in \digits?

Regards,
Morgan



Wolfgang Schuster a écrit :
> On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 10:10 PM, Morgan Brassel <morgan.brassel at free.fr> wrote:
>   
>> Hi everyone,
>>
>> The \digits command is really great when it comes to typeset numbers in
>> different languages. However, I miss one functionality from the numprint
>> package in latex: when you type for example $e-5$, you get 10^{-5} (with
>> no dot in front of it).
>>
>> Would it be possible to add an option to \digits to reproduce this?
>>     
>
> \starttext
> \def\digitpowerseparator{10}
> \digits{e-5}
> \stoptext
>
> http://pragma-ade.com/show-mag-4.htm
>
> Regards
> Wolfgang
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