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Tue Jun 5 09:43:51 EDT 2001
"michael montagne" <montagne at boora.com> wrote in message
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> Simple question. I am accessing a database of job numbers that take the
> form of "00049" and "01049". These values are integers. When I return
But if the leading 0's are significant, why not just take them
as the strings they are? That would be simplest.
> value from the database it reads "49". I need to add the leading digits
> they are there so this number would read "00049". In MSAccess I used
> Format(num,"00000"). How can I do that with Python?
Several ways are available, as already mentioned in various posts,
"%0.5d" % 49
but the simplest code is that which isn't there, so if you
can just keep them as string you're better off!
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