#2047 fpprec bug or bad command use?

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2010-09-29
2010-08-02
Anonymous
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Why when in wxMaxima (v. 5.21.1) i set for example fpprec : 1000, the result of 250! is printed as
323285626090910773232081455202[433 digits]000000000000000000000000000000 and not with all digits?

Using command line "version" the result is correctly printed with all digits.

Discussion

  • Dieter Kaiser

    Dieter Kaiser - 2010-08-21
    • status: open --> pending
     
  • Dieter Kaiser

    Dieter Kaiser - 2010-08-21

    I think it is a feature of wxMaxima to abbreviate very long numbers for display. This is not a bug and it is not related to the option variable fpprec. In a terminal Maxima has not this feature.
    Perhaps it is a feature request to add the possibility to show very long numbers with all digits in wxMaxima too.
    Setting the status to pending and the resolution "works for me".
    Dieter Kaiser

     
  • SourceForge Robot

    • status: pending --> closed
     
  • SourceForge Robot

    This Tracker item was closed automatically by the system. It was
    previously set to a Pending status, and the original submitter
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