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Formatting a number being displayed

Posted on 2004-10-04
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I am customising a script and I have not really used perl/cgi before. I have a price which is displayed. The code looks like:

<td>Total Price</td>
  <td><b>UK£ $price</b>

If $Price is 10.46, it is displayed correctly but if $Price is 10.40 it is displayed like 10.4 missing the zero. Any ideas how I can format this number to be displayed correctly everytime.
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you can try

 sprintf("%10.2f", $price);

http://www.suite101.com/article.cfm/perl/96608
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Worked a treat. Many thanks
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You are welcome
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