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Offline crun  
#1 Posted : 14 May 2018 08:34:06(UTC)
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It would really help to have a fast way of entering powers of ten.
In electronics, every number has a large exponent and entering 15 * 10 ^ 7 is harder than 15E7
(8 keystrokes vs 4)

I think that there should be an option to treat the special case of <number>E<number> , as the exponent operator.

* is automatically inserted when going from numbers to letters, but this is no problem.
ie new behaviour: 15E6 -> 15*10^6
old: 15E6 -> 15*E6

Problem: variable names like E or E6FilmMass, would need to have an operator explicitly used, and could not use the current automatic * operator insertion

Alternatives: use ctrl+E or alt+E as simple keystroke macro to insert: *10^
Offline Jean Giraud  
#2 Posted : 14 May 2018 14:23:08(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: crun Go to Quoted Post
It would really help to have a fast way of entering powers of ten.


Features request ... What features request ?

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#3 Posted : 17 May 2018 18:42:41(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: crun Go to Quoted Post
It would really help to have a fast way of entering powers of ten.
In electronics, every number has a large exponent and entering 15 * 10 ^ 7 is harder than 15E7
(8 keystrokes vs 4)

....

Alternatives: use ctrl+E or alt+E as simple keystroke macro to insert: *10^


Alternative: Define a function E()

FunctionE.PNG
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