Python 2.7.6 help with white spaces?

Scott W Dunning swdunning at cox.net
Fri Feb 7 05:12:08 CET 2014


what exactly is the “%d:%02d”% saying?  



On Feb 6, 2014, at 6:25 PM, Roy Smith <roy at panix.com> wrote:

> In article <mailman.6467.1391736132.18130.python-list at python.org>,
> Scott W Dunning <swdunning at cox.net> wrote:
> 
>> I am having trouble figuring out how to remove spacesŠ.
>> 
>> Assume variables exist for minutes and seconds. Each variable is an integer. 
>> How would you create a string in the format,
>> 
>> 3:11
>> 
>> with no spaces. where 3 is minutes and 11 is seconds.
>> 
>> 
>> Obviously when IŠ
>> 
>> print minutes, ³:², seconds
>> 
>> I get 3 : 11
>> 
>> how can I get it to print with no spaces?   
>> 
>> 3:11
> 
> print "%d:%02d" % (minutes, seconds)
> 
> The "02" for the seconds specifier makes sure you get exactly two 
> digits, with a leading zero if needed.
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