Equivalent for an internal write in Python ?

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Thu Sep 1 21:53:55 CEST 2005


Madhusudan Singh wrote:

> I am looking to write a formatted string to a string variable :
>
> Say I have 1.067e-01, I need to write 106.700 to some string.
>
> In Fortran 95, this would be accomplished with a :
>
> character(len=7) :: stringvar
> real :: stringval
>
> ...
>
> write(stringvar,'(f7.3)') stringval
>
> How does one do something like this in Python ? I need a string formatted in
> this way for one of my applications.

    stringvar = "%.3f" % stringval

for details, see

    http://docs.python.org/tut/node9.html
    http://docs.python.org/lib/typesseq-strings.html

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