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Re: number formatting lib.

From: Alex Shinn
Subject: Re: number formatting lib.
Date: 21 Aug 2001 13:02:58 -0400
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>>>>> "Stan" == Stan Pinte <address@hidden> writes:

    Stan> I am looking for number-formatting fonctions in guile...

    Stan> of the style (number-format "#.##$" mynumber) which would
    Stan> return a string.

You want the (ice-9 format) module.  The general rule of thumb (coming
from C style printf) is that we use '~' instead of '%' and ',' instead
of '.'.  So you might do:

  (format #f "~4,2F" number)

There are some more examples of this in the PLEAC Guile cookbook
mentioned recently:

Alex Shinn <address@hidden>

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