Win a copy of Design for the Mind this week in the Design forum!
  • Post Reply
  • Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic

Format the output

 
Roger Fed
Ranch Hand
Posts: 82
Java Oracle
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
hello every one
this program compares loans with various interest rates

I've used here the printf method in this line
the problem in the format of this first column of the output
5.000000
5.125000
5.250000
5.375000
5.500000
5.625000
5.750000
5.875000
6.000000
6.125000
6.250000
6.375000
6.500000
6.625000
6.750000
7.000000
7.125000
7.250000
7.375000
7.625000
7.750000
7.875000
8.000000
i want to remove zeros and make the format like this
5%
5.125%
5.25%
....
....
8.0%
thanks
 
Stephan van Hulst
Bartender
Pie
Posts: 5553
53
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Not an answer to your question, but you really need to know the following:

Never never never ever ever ever *ever* use binary floating point to do calculations with money. Use BigInteger instead.
 
Campbell Ritchie
Sheriff
Posts: 48652
56
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
There is something in the Java™ Tutorials; go through "Numbers" and note particularly the links to java.util.Formatter.
 
  • Post Reply
  • Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic