[erlang-questions] Re: Printing very large numbers without e

Greg Perry <>
Wed Jul 22 05:52:02 CEST 2009


Round it?



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----- Original Message -----
From:  <>
To:  <>
Sent: Tue Jul 21 20:28:17 2009
Subject: [erlang-questions] Re: Printing very large numbers without e

Maybe (or maybe not) you are meaning...

io:format("~w~n", [1000000 div 2]).

?
/sd

On Jul 21, 9:59 pm, "Yves S. Garret" <>
wrote:
> Hi,
>
>    I'm not sure where to get an answer to this question.  Say I want
> to see an integer printed out, but I don't want the e in the middle of
> my number.
>
> 1> io:format("~w~n", [1000000 / 2]).
> 5.0e5
> ok
>
> How can I get 500000?  I've looked at the documentation and couldn't
> find anything that would give me the whole number without e.  Did I
> miss something?
>
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