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Formatting doubt

sentil kumar
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System.out.printf("%1$010d, %s",1,111);

output is 0000000001, 1

but my expectedted result is 0000000001, 111

please explain this.
Dan Polak
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http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.5.0/docs/api/java/util/Formatter.html#syntax


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Henry Wong
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Not entirely sure, but this may be caused by your use of an argument index. I believe if you don't specify one, it will use some internal index, and that it increments for the next use. When you specified an argument index, it looks like this internal index doesn't change.

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