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number formating

Benjamin Samuel
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Joined: Dec 15, 2006
Posts: 33
I'm having a double value
e.g. a)99558669546.

I have to convert these values into String. I need to read the value as-is without any truncation or formatting. For E.g. i do not want 'a'
to be formatted in Exponential format (like E9) and i dont want 'b' to be truncated to 0.001 while converting to String.

How can I achieve this using NumberFormat class or is there any other class through which this can be achieved?
Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Posts: 42965
Please do not post the same question to multiple forums. Read this for why I deleted the other copies of your post.
Bill Shirley
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Joined: Nov 08, 2007
Posts: 457
You didn't give us an example of how you want to use this as a string.

Try the docs for System.out.printf().

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