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Greetings, Want to print out a formattted line of numbers Is there a way to avoid having to:   Something like printf "%8d" * 10, numray; Thank you, John Kent...

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    Greetings,

    Want to print out a formattted line of numbers

    Is there a way to avoid having to:
     

    Something like
    printf "%8d" * 10, numray;

    Thank you,
    John Kent
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    Kent, Mr. John (Contractor) wrote: 
    >
    > Something like
    > printf "%8d" * 10, numray;
    > [/ref]

    How 'bout:

    printf "%8d",$_ for (numray);

    perl -e 'my array = (0..9); printf "%8d",$_ for (array);'
    Ed Guest

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    >>>>> "John" == John \ Kent <navy.mil> writes:

    John> Something like
    John> printf "%8d" * 10, numray;

    printf "%8d " x numray, numray;

    That's even in the answers of the llama book. You need a llama book.

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    On Wednesday 21 July 2004 10:52, Kent, Mr. John \(Contractor\) wrote: 

    Hello,
     
    >
    > Something like
    > printf "%8d" * 10, numray;[/ref]

    Perl has the "x" repetition operator so you can do:

    printf "%8d" x numray, numray;


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