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5.5 Using printf Statements for Fancier Printing

For more precise control over the output format than what is provided by print, use printf. With printf you can specify the width to use for each item, as well as various formatting choices for numbers (such as what output base to use, whether to print an exponent, whether to print a sign, and how many digits to print after the decimal point).

Basic Printf    Syntax of the printf statement.
Control Letters    Format-control letters.
Format Modifiers    Format-specification modifiers.
Printf Examples    Several examples.