I need a neat way to print nothing or a number
rosuav at gmail.com
Tue Mar 26 17:08:16 CET 2013
On Wed, Mar 27, 2013 at 2:50 AM, <cl at isbd.net> wrote:
> What's a neat way to print columns of numbers with blanks where a number
> is zero or None?
> E.g. I want to output something like:-
> Credit Debit Description
> 100.00 Initial balance
> 123.45 Payment for cabbages
> 202.00 Telephone bill
> For each line I have either the credit or the debit amount and the other
> is 0 or None. However you can't get number formatting (old or new) to
> output a blank for 0 and it barfs on None.
Try printing out this expression:
"%.2f"%value if value else ''
Without the rest of your code I can't tell you how to plug that in,
but a ternary expression is a good fit here.
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