[Numpy-discussion] Re ading scientific notation using D instead of E
josef.pktd@gmai...
josef.pktd@gmai...
Fri Feb 12 10:05:44 CST 2010
On Fri, Feb 12, 2010 at 11:03 AM, <josef.pktd@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 12, 2010 at 10:46 AM, Robert C. <ricitron@mac.com> wrote:
>>
>> I am trying to read a large amount of data that is output in scientific
>> notation using D instead of E. After searching around I found a thread that
>> implied numpy already has the capability to do this:
>> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1959210/python-scientific-notation-using-d-instead-of-e
>> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1959210/python-scientific-notation-using-d-instead-of-e
>>
>> However, this does not work for me. I get:
>>
>>>>> numpy.float('1.23D+04')
>> Traceback (most recent call last):
>> File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
>> ValueError: invalid literal for float(): 1.23D+04
>>
>> Was this capability lost in more recent versions of numpy?
>>
>> I would rather not have to do a search and replace every time I read in
>> data.
>
>>>> np.float('1.5698D+03')
>
> 1569.8
>>>> np.float('1.23D+04')
> 12300.0
>
> it's still working with numpy 1.4.0
maybe this is a python feature with python builtin float:
>>> float('1.5698D+03')
1569.8
>>> float('123D+04')
1230000.0
with python 2.5
Josef
>
> Josef
>
>>
>> Thanks.
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