[FRPythoneers] dynamically created format strings?
bjarrett at garcoschools.org
Mon Jan 26 13:51:51 MST 2004
Yep, that's it. Thanks!
I figured there was a quick way to do that, just hadn't looked into it enough.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sean Reifschneider [mailto:jafo at tummy.com]
> Sent: Monday, January 26, 2004 11:39 AM
> To: Front Range Python Users -- General Discussion
> Subject: Re: [FRPythoneers] dynamically created format strings?
> On Mon, Jan 26, 2004 at 09:22:40AM -0700, Brian Jarrett wrote:
> >iRight now I have a separate function created for each name and
> >just pass it the data. Also, I have do deal with alot of numbers,
> >so I use format strings in separate functions like "%02d" and "%010d"
> >to zero-pad numbers. I'd like to just to be able to pass
> the number in
> >and an integer representing how many digits should be used.
> If I understand you correctly:
> >>> def foo(size, value): return(('%%0%dd' % size) % value)
> >>> print foo(10, 1)
> >>> print foo(5, 10)
> %% gets replaced by % in format string expansion, so the
> "'%%0%dd' % 10"
> changes into '%010d'.
> A "fuddish" is when you *REALLY* like Looney Toons.
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