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sprintf


Writes data to a string.


Syntax


sprintf(format, v1, ... , vn)

Input argument


format

a string describing the format to used_function.

v1, ... , vn

data to convert and print according to the previous format parameter.

Description


Write data in text form to a string.

The format follows C fprintf syntax.

Value type format comment
Integer %i base 10
Integer signed %d base 10
Integer unsigned %u base 10
Integer %o Octal (base 8)
Integer %x Hexadecimal (lowercase)
Integer %X Hexadecimal (uppercase)
Floating-point number %f Fixed-point notation
Floating-point number %e Exponential notation (lowercase)
Floating-point number %E Exponential notation (uppercase)
Floating-point number %g Exponential notation (compact format, lowercase)
Floating-point number %G Exponential notation (compact format, uppercase)
Character %c Single character
String %s Character vector.

Examples


sprintf('an example of %s.', 'text')

sprintf("an example of %s.", "text")

sprintf('an value %g.', pi)

See also


fprintf.

History


Version Description
1.0.0 initial version

Author


Allan CORNET

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