Thread: printf alignment

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    printf alignment

    take a look at the code snippet below:

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    printf("%d. %s\t\t%d talants\n", j, store[i].product_name, store[i].price);
    I want all the numbers/ints before the word "talants" to be aligned in one line, I've tried to use \t\t, however it is still not aligned.. is there a way to do this?

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    have you tried to use width specifier for the %s and/or %d formats (depending what is causing you the misplacement of the column)?
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    how can you use the width specifier in this case?

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    Quote Originally Posted by -EquinoX- View Post
    how can you use the width specifier in this case?
    have you googled it?

    printf format specifications quick reference
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