On 6/22/2013 8:40 AM, Christoph Lhotka wrote: > Dear mathgroup, > > there is indeed a very elegant solution to these kind of problems. > It took > me some while (looking up the documentation center) but I think this > works fine: Well, there are lots of little problems with this solution, some of which have to do with the semantics of N, so that 1/2+2I looks like floats, and 2^5000+2I looks like 1.4124...x10^1505 + 0. I. with a red box around the 0.
but also there is an issue that FullForm[%] is peculiar.
So the idea of changing the display format in $Post processing is a possibility, it rapidly becomes less elegant if you expect it to cover every eventuality, and probably not possible if you want FullForm to work.