I am having an issue about how to export data in its scientific form using Mathematica.

To be concrete, I define a list

alist = {2344. 1111111, 0.0002223344};
Export["test.dat", %]

but it turns out that doesn't work. Is there any other way to achieve this? Also, what can I do to control the number of digits exported?

Any idea?

     NumberFormat -> (Row[{#1, "E", #3}] &), 
     ExponentFunction -> (3 Quotient[#, 3] &)

(*   ==> {2.34411E3, 222.334E-6} *)
  • $\begingroup$ I thought a similar thing is possible with CForm but I failed to set it as Listable. $\endgroup$ – Gregory Rut Mar 1 '14 at 22:31

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