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Apr 1, 2015 8:35 AM
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I have a column that has numbers in scientific notation, I need to annotate a chart title with the values in scientific notation.

To annotate a chart with a number you have to use the Char() function, when I use the Char() function the result is in decimals.

Example:

Dispatch**(** **{}**, "graph title", TextEditBox, **{**Set Text**(** "Id vs Vg by display. Id range : " || Char**(**IR**))}** **)**

** **

Is there anyway to get the Char function to show the Scientific notation instead?

I tried using a new column that was Character based and referenced the values from the numeric column, and JMP promptly turned the new column into a numeric column.

I tried using a new column that was Character based and used the Char() function in the formula, and the scientific notation automatically got converted to decimal.

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x = **5e-10**;

y = Char**(**Format**(**x, "Scientific"**))**;

Show**(**x, y**)**;

**x = 0.0000000005;**

**y = "5e-10";**

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x = **5e-10**;

y = Char**(**Format**(**x, "Scientific"**))**;

Show**(**x, y**)**;

**x = 0.0000000005;**

**y = "5e-10";**

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Thank you, worked perfectly!