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Python Python Basics Types and Branching If, Else and Elif

Julie Owens
Julie Owens
198 Points

Where can I find the lecture of using format?

I can't remember anything about how to use the format in python. Where can I find more information or the original lecture on how to use that ?

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
218,692 Points

I suggest going directly to the The String format() Method page in the official Python documentation. It's pretty simple, they describe it with just a few short paragraphs and some examples.

While you're at it, you might want to look at Formatted String Literals (also called "f-strings"), they do much the same thing but with a more compact syntax.

Julie Owens
Julie Owens
198 Points

omg, thank you so much! I'm VERY new to this and I didn't even know such a thing existed. Still learning this website as well as learning the python language. :)

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
218,692 Points

The :d is a Format Specification, and :d explicitly outputs as a decimal (base 10) number.

Glad I could help. You can mark a question solved by choosing a "best answer".
And happy coding!

Julie Owens
Julie Owens
198 Points

In the string format() method page 7.1.2, what does the d represent ?? ( in the 5th yellow section)