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Re: padding in ToString

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg43737] Re: padding in ToString
  • From: "Bo Le" <bole79 at email.si>
  • Date: Thu, 2 Oct 2003 02:51:58 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <blcqom$p8b$1@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

You can do it like this:


"data-"<>StringJoin[ ToString/@PadLeft[{i},4] ]


Bye, Bo Le


"Konstantin L Kouptsov" <kouptsov at wsu.edu> wrote in message
news:blcqom$p8b$1 at smc.vnet.net...
>
> I generate a filename automatically by using
>
> "data-"<>ToString[i]
>
> however I would like it to be zero padded from the left (so all the
> numbers/names have the same length:
>
> data-0000
> data-0001
>
> How can I do that?
>
>
>
> Konstantin.
>
>


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