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Re: Number digit format question

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on Feb 08, 2013 at 16:47 UTC ( #1017858=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Number digit format question

Do you need that exact format or will this do?:

printf "%g\n", 256123456;; 2.56123e+008

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