Hi there;

I am having problems with using printf method in this simple loop. I am looking for a 3 decimal places in the right one column and a integers in the left. I know how to print this with system.out.println but I dont know how to write it with printf with given conditions.

Can anybody help or give me a link with good and usefull explanation ?

thanks in advance...

public class fourdot3 {

	
	public static void main(String[] args) {
		
		double gram = 1;	
		double pound = 0.035;
		
		for (gram = 1; gram <=199; gram++) {
			System.out.println(gram + "\t"+ (gram * pound));
		}
		
		
	}		
}

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First, use printf instead of println
Then check out this link for format specifiers:

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First, use printf instead of println
Then check out this link for format specifiers:

The answer is

System.out.printf("%1.0f\t%1.03f\n", gram, (gram*pound));

I received that answer from one of the user on my private message. Thank you very much.

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