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how to format a double value

Posted on 2005-04-13
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Last Modified: 2012-06-22

I was wondering whether there is any format function in java like printf in "C" .

 what is the easiest way of formatting a double. I want to have only n numbers after the decimal point.
Question by:sumantedla
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venkateshwarr earned 1000 total points
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public String formatToString()
   double d = 4.935126;
   NumberFormat formatter = new DecimalFormat("0.0000");
   String s = formatter.format(d);
   return s;
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java.io.PrintStream.printf(....);     // Exactly what you want.

But, turn to Tiger (JSE5.0); // Reasons enough to do so.

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What is wrong with JAVA's .printf() ?

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by:Mayank S
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Nothing :)

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