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Formatting Floating Point Numbers

Controlling the number of fractional digits after the decimal point is a common requirement in various application domains, but floating point variables don't support this directly. How do you still keep your floating point data neatly formatted? The answer lies in converting them to strings and formatting their textual representation.


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ontrolling the number of fractional digits after the decimal point is a common requirement in various application domains—including dialog boxes, relational databases, financial applications, SMS messages, and when processing data files. This solution shows you how to control the number of fractional digits by using familiar design techniques presented in previous 10-Minute Solutions. Along the way, I will dispel a few common myths about strings and precision.


How can you control the number of fractional digits of floating point values?


Convert the floating-point value to a string and format its textual representation.





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