Re: Formatting integers in strings

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg114411] Re: Formatting integers in strings*From*: David Annetts <david.annetts at iinet.net.au>*Date*: Fri, 3 Dec 2010 05:23:02 -0500 (EST)

IntegerString ... On 2/12/2010 18:41, Dan wrote: > I seem to be having a brain infarction and cannot see past this simple > problem. I would like to be able to format a series of integers so > that they are padded to the left with zeros as in: > > {000,030,060,090,120,150,180} > > Of course, I can write my own function to do this, but I want to use > Mathematica's native formatting functionality. > > Here is my first try: > NumberForm[Range[0,180,30],3,NumberPadding->{"0",""}] > > yielding: > {0000,0030,0060,0090,0120,0150,0180} > > Making the obvious change: > NumberForm[Range[0,180,30],2,NumberPadding->{"0",""}] > > yields: > {000,030,060,090,0120,0150,0180} > > I have looked at the documentation for NumberForm and PaddedForm and > there is no help there for this problem. Every example involves > floating point numbers or integers that are not padded to the left. I > am sure there is some simple concept that I am missing. >