Formate a number with commas

Neil Cerutti neilc at norwich.edu
Thu Feb 9 21:17:38 CET 2012


On 2012-02-09, noydb <jenn.duerr at gmail.com> wrote:
> How do you format a number to print with commas?
>
> Some quick searching, i came up with:
>
>>>> import locale
>>>> locale.setlocale(locale.LC_ALL, "")
>>>> locale.format('%d', 2348721, True)
> '2,348,721'
>
> I'm a perpetual novice, so just looking for better, slicker,
> more proper, pythonic ways to do this.

I think you've found an excellent way to do it.

-- 
Neil Cerutti



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