[Thamesvalley-pm] Thamesvalley-pm Digest, Vol 19, Issue 1
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Wed Jan 7 00:21:38 PST 2009
> Date: Tue, 06 Jan 2009 13:23:39 +0000
> From: Charlie Harvey <charlie at newint.org>
> Its not especially elegant, but:
> $len = 10;
> $string = '0' x ($len - length $num) . $num;
Yes. That's pretty much what I came up with.
> Date: Tue, 6 Jan 2009 13:38:59 +0000
> From: Smylers <Smylers at stripey.com>
> Why does sprintf need to know that it's an integer? Using %0*s appears
> to do what you want.
Doh! That is much better - and far too obvious for me to see.
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