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Re: Re: Re: Re: Using (s)printf()

by Iphigenie (Initiate)
on Oct 09, 2001 at 14:39 UTC ( #117689=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Re: Re: Using (s)printf()
in thread Using (s)printf()

What if you want to chop a number but not round it? printf just *wants* to round, no option to tell it not to :(

I needed something that would chop the extra digits (price calculataions) without rounding.

quick fox was to compare the sprintf result with the original and if it was larger remove 0.01 - yuk!...

I ended up using split and substr... - not pretty either

There must be a better way!


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