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Re: padding in ToString

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg43719] Re: padding in ToString
  • From: bobhanlon at aol.com (Bob Hanlon)
  • Date: Thu, 2 Oct 2003 02:51:13 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <blcqom$p8b$1@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Table["data-"<>ToString[
      NumberForm[i, 3, NumberPadding->"0"]], {i,0,5}]

{data-0000,data-0001,data-0002,data-0003,data-0004,data-0005}

Table["data-"<>ToString[
      PaddedForm[i, 3, NumberPadding->"0"]], {i,0,5}]

{data-0000,data-0001,data-0002,data-0003,data-0004,data-0005}


Bob Hanlon

In article <blcqom$p8b$1 at smc.vnet.net>, Konstantin L Kouptsov
<kouptsov at wsu.edu> wrote:

<< 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?


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