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limiting decimal points

by Anonymous Monk
on Jul 17, 2013 at 04:50 UTC ( #1044710=perlquestion: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??
Anonymous Monk has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

Hello

I have an array with elements having decimal points say for instance .0069874 , .0012365 , .98752115 ,.0002332.

and I wish to print data only to 4 decimal places

Comment on limiting decimal points
Re: limiting decimal points
by kcott (Abbot) on Jul 17, 2013 at 04:58 UTC

    sprintf is the function you need. The documentation has lots of examples.

    -- Ken

Re: limiting decimal points
by Loops (Curate) on Jul 17, 2013 at 04:59 UTC

    You can use printf

    printf("%0.4f ", $_) for (.0069874, .0012365, .98752115, .0002332);

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