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Re: Is there ToNumber?
Posted:
Jun 11, 2011 5:57 AM


.... ToExpression["1+1"]
One Hint: If you know a function in Mathematica like "ToString", you mentioned in your email, look in the help system in the section "see also", there you find ToExpression["1+1"].
Kind regards
Peter
Am 11.06.2011 09:59, schrieb Ted Sariyski: > Hi, > Is there a builtin function which returns the numeric value of a string > (like ToString but inverse). Currently I use mine function toNumber: > > ch = StringToStream[timeStr]; > timeNum = Read[ch, Number]; > Close[ch]; > > but I suspect there is easier way. > Thanks in advance, > Ted >
 Mit freundlichen Grüßen
Uta& Peter Klamser



