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Re: Complex numbers, format preferences, "j" rather than "i"

From: D Greig
Subject: Re: Complex numbers, format preferences, "j" rather than "i"
Date: Thu, 3 Dec 2015 22:51:27 +0000
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On 03/12/15 22:34, Nicholas Jankowski wrote:
On Thu, Dec 3, 2015 at 5:11 PM, D Greig <address@hidden
<mailto:address@hidden>> wrote:

    Hi List,

    Is it possible to format the imaginary unit to j rather than i?
     >From an electronic background the preference is j.
    The documentation for Octave is good, but it is a preponderance to
    search thru.

    Thanks for any advice in advance!

    Best Regards,
    D Greig

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As long as you haven't overwritten it as a variable, either i or j (and
I or J) are recognized as sqrt(-1).

 >> help j
Thanks Nicholas.

>> 1+1j
ans =  1 + 1i

1 + 1j would be preferable.

Used to have an HP-32C RPN calculator back in '75, cost a bunch of pocket money. Them thar and now are the days.

Best Regards,
D Greig

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