Easy pretty printing of floats?

It’s an old question but I’d add something potentially useful:

I know you wrote your example in raw Python lists, but if you decide to use numpy arrays instead (which would be perfectly legit in your example, because you seem to be dealing with arrays of numbers), there is (almost exactly) this command you said you made up:

import numpy as np

Or even better in your case if you still want to see all decimals of really precise numbers, but get rid of trailing zeros for example, use the formatting string %g:

np.set_printoptions(formatter={"float_kind": lambda x: "%g" % x})

For just printing once and not changing global behavior, use np.array2string with the same arguments as above.

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