Using %x to format number to hex and number of digits

Matty Sarro msarro at gmail.com
Fri Nov 5 19:23:12 CET 2010


I'm currently trying to convert a digit from decimal to hex, however I need
the full 4 digit hex form. Python appears to be shortening the form.
Example:

num = 10
num = "%x"%(num)
print(num)

>a

num = 10
num = "%#x"%(num)
print(num)

>0xa

I need it to output as 0x0a, and the exercise is requiring me to use %x to
format the string. Any help would be appreciated.
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