exponential float formmating

Marc 'BlackJack' Rintsch bj_666 at gmx.net
Fri Sep 7 15:42:30 CEST 2007


On Fri, 07 Sep 2007 06:08:19 -0700, zunbeltz wrote:

> For compatibility reasons with an old program I have to format string
> in exponential format with the following format
> 
> 0.xxxxxE-yy
> 
> This means that the number start always by 0 and after the exponent
> there should be alway the sing and 2 number for the exponent.
> 
> for example 13 shoud be 0.13000E+02
> I always get 1.30000E001

I don't know if this is platform dependent but this works for me:

In [41]: '%e' % 1.3
Out[41]: '1.300000e+00'

In [42]: ('%e' % 1.3).upper()
Out[42]: '1.300000E+00'

Ciao,
	Marc 'BlackJack' Rintsch



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