Formatting a column's value output

Chris Angelico rosuav at
Sat Jan 26 19:04:12 CET 2013

On Sun, Jan 27, 2013 at 4:51 AM, Ferrous Cranus <nikos.gr33k at> wrote:
>                                 print ( "<td><b><font color=yellow> %s </td>" % item )

> In the aboce code wheb 'URL' is to be typed out be print i need it to be formatted as a link, so the viewer can click on it.
> Is this possible please?

Easy, just make a tuple of item,item and have two %s markers:

print( "<td><b><font color=yellow><a href='%s'>%s</a></td>" % (item, item) )

But you need to concern yourself with escaping. In fact, you already
needed to, just to produce it as text - but it's now even more
important. I strongly suggest you look into that.


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