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How to convert standard form to decimal notation?

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Oscar Zampi
Oscar Zampi on 5 Feb 2021
Commented: Jan on 5 Feb 2021
I have a section of code that produces answers in standard form (i.e. 1.527000e+03 ) and would like it in normal decimal notation (i.e. 1527). I have tried things such as format long and format short, but these do not work. As well as this, I have attempted dividng the answer by 1000 but this still gives the number in standard form (1.527e00).
Any help would be appreciated!

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Jan
Jan on 5 Feb 2021
format long g
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Jan
Jan on 5 Feb 2021
The long g format cannot display values like 1e61 oer 2e-38 in decimal notation. So please show some examples of values and explain, how you want to display them.
If you want a sprcific output, use frprintf instead of Matlab's automagical output.

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Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 5 Feb 2021
if they are all integers
int32(variable)
Or int64 for larger range

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