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next month number format

Posted on 2011-02-18
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I am using the below code to get next month

$nextmonth = date("m")+1;

echo $nextmonth;

So currently prints "3"

How can I make it print as 03 instead of 3 only if the result is a single number i.e. 0 to 9 not 10 to 12?
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Question by:petewinter
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Beverley Portlock earned 250 total points
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Try

$nextmonth = sprintf("%02d", date("m")+1 );
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If you want keep $nextmonth to be a decimal number but just print out '03' you can simply use

printf( "%02d", $nextmonth );

ZOPPO
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Many thanks
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