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meeta gaur
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System.out.printf("%-011.3f%n",232554.45646);


Exception in thread "main" java.util.IllegalFormatFlagsException: Flags = '-0'
at java.util.Formatter$FormatSpecifier.checkNumeric(Formatter.java:2979)
at java.util.Formatter$FormatSpecifier.checkFloat(Formatter.java:2953)
at java.util.Formatter$FormatSpecifier.<init>(Formatter.java:2686)
at java.util.Formatter.parse(Formatter.java:2528)
at java.util.Formatter.format(Formatter.java:2469)
at java.io.PrintStream.format(PrintStream.java:970)
at java.io.PrintStream.printf(PrintStream.java:871)
at Print.main(Print.java:25)

I'm expecting: 0232554.456

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meeta gaur
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aha! got it.I was using - and 0 together.
 
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