%s %x %0.2f %04d

Steve Holden sholden at holdenweb.com
Sat Sep 9 16:15:27 CEST 2000

Patrick Phalen wrote:
> [Brendhan Horne, on Fri, 08 Sep 2000]
> :: So if someone could show me some basic one liners that use the modulus with
> :: the suffix I would appreciate it.  Remember when you do this you are dealing
> :: with someone who has no knowledge of computer language.
> Don't know what document you refer to when you mention "the beginner's
> instruction manual."
> Anyway, probably the reason there aren't more examples is that this
> stuff just mirrors the usage of the printf format identifiers as used
> in the C programming language. So you can refer to any good printf
> discussion to learn more.
> Here's one: http://www.gator.net/~garyg/C/FUNCTIONS/format.html

Probably NOT a good idea to assume that someone with no knowledge of
computer language will have available, or be un-intimidated by, any
discussion of printf().

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