It might sound stupid to most of you.....but it is the first time i want to write 2 columns of data in a txt file.....The first column will be an index of the second column. The second column has constant length but the index will have length from 1 to 4 digits(1-5000) and i would like to know what should i do or use in order to have a constant size for the first column(say 4 digits).I would like to have 2 "tidy" columns

say i have

ofstream file;"text.txt");


where index is a loop counter and data is an array.

Thanks in advance mates

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#include <iomanip>
#include <iostream>
using namespace std;

int main()
  for (int n = 1; n < 6; n++)
    cout << n;
  cout << setw( 5 ) << right << (167) << "mm\n";
  return 0;

Hope this helps.

use setw() to force column width. cout << setw(2) << 12 << setw(6) << "Hello";

thanks mates...

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