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Number generation

michael yue
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Joined: Nov 20, 2003
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Hi all,

I dont know how to come up with the simplest algorithm for this problem.
I want to generate a range of numbers if the front of the numbers begin with 0.
Example start number is 001 and end number is 008
then it will generate 001,002,003 and so on till 008.

Also i am a bit stumped on preventing wrong input generation for example when first number input 001 but end number input 0005.
Thanks a lot. Hope i am clear enough.
Mark Patrick
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Joined: Feb 22, 2004
Posts: 51
Look at the API specification for java.text.DecimalFormat.

Mark Patrick<br />SCJP 1.4
Mark Patrick
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Joined: Feb 22, 2004
Posts: 51
This will do the trick:

I agree. Here's the link:
subject: Number generation