On 29/10/2012 12:00, Dave Angel wrote: > > Not silly at all. I didn't realize str(float) would truncate to 12 > digits either. I found out by experimenting (with 2.7) in the interpreter. > > Note that it may differ from version to version. And that's another > reason to use format. > It's 16 digits with 3.3.0. -- Cheers. Mark Lawrence.