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MATLAB num2str

  1. Aug 13, 2008 #1
    Hi all,
    I am converting a double to a string. But in the following case:
    format long
    when 'numnum' is converted to a string, the command truncates the number by leaving off the last digit, the zero. Is there a way to keep the zero on there when converting to a string?
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  3. Aug 15, 2008 #2


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    Yes, specify the format as a floating point number
    or use one of the other formats (scientific notation, etc.) listed in the Help manual. Check the Help entry for num2str and you'll see a clickable link to the format list.
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