"Rohit" wrote in message <firstname.lastname@example.org>... > Hi all, > I have a curious problem I'm hoping someone can help me with. I have a column matrix say temp1 with floating point numbers in the following format(displayed this way using format long g): > > 1334320224.86767 > 1334320225.03415 > 1334320225.20064 > > > and another nx3 matrix (temp2) with values like so: > > 25.59989 -17.82167 31.19241 > 25.17558 -17.59459 30.71448 > 25.18788 -17.39987 30.61347 > > I concatenate the 2 matrices column wise, temp = [temp1 temp2]; > The resulting matrix is: > > 1.334305e+09 24.40084 -17.98591 30.31327 > 1.334305e+09 24.23554 -17.68831 30.00396 > 1.334305e+09 25.31328 -17.61529 30.83927 > I want the resulting matrix to have the original precision of temp1. How do I do this? I have already tried format long g. Writing to a file with dlmwrite and precision set to %.5f results in the fractional part zeroed out.
As long as the data types are the same, concatenation doesn't change the precision of anything. E.g., using your numbers: