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# nerdamer.set

### set

#### Usage: nerdamer.set(setting, value)

#### Parameters

#### Returns

Some settings within nerdamer can be changed if needed to accommodate your current needs. Below is a table and
a description of the settings which can be changes.

Setting | Default | Description |
---|---|---|

IMAGINARY: | i | Use this to set the letter used for imaginary numbers. For instance for using 'j' instead of 'i' for imaginary numbers |

VALIDATION_REGEX | new RegExp('^[a-z_'+ 'αAβBγΓδΔϵEζZηHθΘιI'+ 'κKλΛμMνNξΞoOπΠρPσΣ'+ 'τTυϒϕΦχXψΨωΩ][a-z\'+ 'd\_αAβBγΓδΔϵEζZηHθΘ'+ 'ιIκKλΛμMνNξΞoOπΠρPσ'+ 'ΣτTυϒϕΦχXψΨωΩ]*$','i') | This regex is used to validate variables. Changes this to allow other characters to be used. Caution: this might break the library so proceed carefully. |

PARSE2NUMBER | false | Forces evaluation to a number for functions and variables |

SOLVE_RADIUS | 1000 | The distance around a suspected root within which nerdamer searches for a root numerically. |

ROOTS_PER_SIDE | 5 | When numerically searching for roots nerdamer stops if either this number is satisfied or the distance is exceeded. |

SYMBOLIC_MIN_MAX | false | The library returns a symbolic min or max e.g. min(sqrt(2), sqrt(3)) returns sqrt(2) |

SOLUTIONS_AS_OBJECT | false | Set to true to have solutions returned as an object instead of an array when using nerdamer.solveEquations |

USE_MULTICHARACTER_VARS | true | When this is set to false nerdamer will treat each letter as a variable so the input 'six' will be treated as 's*i*x' |

integration_depth | 10 | When integrating nerdamer makes recursive calls. Nerdamer will stop searching for a solution after this many recursive calls. Be careful as setting this too high may result in poor preformance |

Laplace_integration_depth | 40 | Because Laplace transforms typically need more room to calculate the transform, this number
needs to be higher than integration_depth. It's strongly recommended to never set this number lower than 40. |

setting setting | The setting to be changed |

VARIES value | The value to set the setting to. Pass in an object for multiple settings. |

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EXAMPLES:

```
nerdamer.set('PARSE2NUMBER', true);
var x = nerdamer('cos(9)+1');
console.log(x.toString());
nerdamer.set('IMAGINARY', 'j');
x = nerdamer('sqrt(-1)');
console.log(x.toString());
```