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O. Ziggy
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In the following line of code

What is does the %n mean?

I saw the above example in code examples in http://www.particle.kth.se/~lindsey/JavaCourse/Book/Part1/Tech/Chapter05/formatterPrintf.html
Henry Wong

Joined: Sep 28, 2004
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It's all explained, in the JavaDoc of the java.util.Formatter class, which is the class that is used to format the text.


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John Stark
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I think it prints a newline.

Consider Paul's rocket mass heater.
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