Set Precision Help !

This is a discussion on Set Precision Help ! within the C++ Programming forums, part of the General Programming Boards category; I need to be two decimals precise therefore I am using this code Code: outData << setw(10) << set iosflags(ios::fixed) ...

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    Set Precision Help !

    I need to be two decimals precise therefore I am using this code

    Code:
    outData << setw(10) << set iosflags(ios::fixed) << setprecision(2) << totalGP;
    How come this isn't working ?

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    What do you mean by not working, what are you getting exactly?
    Post the hole code, it's not cauesd by this statement.
    Maybe totalGP is not float or double!

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    Try "setiosflags(ios::fixed);" rather than separating 'set' and 'iosflags' with a space.

    May be just a 'typo' in your post, but let's not overlook the obvious.

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    Code:
      cout << fixed << setw(10) << setprecision(2) << totalGP;
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