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Format with < characters

Posted on 2003-10-30
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I jus came across a piece of code formatted as:

asd = format(1233,"<<<<")

I know about the < character used for lower case conversion of alphabets. But whats this?

Any ideas?
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you are right its for lower case conversion of alphabets the person who wrote the code probably was in a habit of converting using format. its mostly a typo.
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