Turning String into Numerical Equation
artiegold at austin.rr.com
Sun Mar 13 04:48:50 CET 2005
Brian Kazian wrote:
> Here's my problem, and hopefully someone can help me figure out if there is
> a good way to do this.
> I am writing a program that allows the user to enter an equation in a text
> field using pre-existing variables. They then enter numerical values for
> these variables, or can tell the program to randomize the values used within
> a certain bounds. My problem is taking in this equation they have written
> in the text field and converting it into an equation Python can calculate.
> The only way I know of to do this is by parsing it, which could get pretty
> nasty with all of the different mathematical rules. Does anyone have a
> better idea than parsing to compute an equation from a string
> Thanks so much!
> Brian Kazian
Artie Gold -- Austin, Texas
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