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Re: Number to string headed by zeros

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  • Subject: [mg110317] Re: Number to string headed by zeros
  • From: Albert Retey <awnl at gmx-topmail.de>
  • Date: Sun, 13 Jun 2010 04:10:13 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <huvk6s$rse$1@smc.vnet.net>

Am 12.06.2010 11:32, schrieb Rui:
> I need to create strings out of integers, padding them with zeros,
> cause otherwise they end up sorted in the wrong order. "10.gif" before "1.gif".
> For now I'm gonna do it by adding 1000, converting to string, and
> taking the heading 1, but I'm sure there are better options. THanks

You are looking for IntegerString, e.g.:

IntegerString[1, 10, 3]

hth,

albert


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