From: adam beecher (adam at domain iewebs.com)
Date: Fri 19 May 2000 - 12:22:19 IST
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ilug-admin at domain linux.ie [mailto:ilug-admin at domain linux.ie]On Behalf Of
> Cormac McClean
> Sent: 19 May 2000 12:42
> To: ilug at domain linux.ie
> Subject: [ILUG] OT: Formatting Perl output on Web Page?
> This is probably a RTFM question, and I am checking, but no joy.
> I also have 2 books on Perl but I loaned these and am (temporarily)
> bereft of their wisdom. (Question is possibly also OT).
> I am using Perl and Apache on Linux to read data from text files and
> output the data into a HTML table. (Next step will be to use MySQL
> to store the data). My question is this: how do I curtail the amount
> of decimals being displayed from a decimal scalar, e.g. to get the
> percentage attendance based on classess attened / total classes * 100:
> $att_pc = $att / $total * 100;
> when I display this using a print statement I get 12 decimal places,
> which looks a bit silly:
> print "<TD align=center>$att_pc</TD>";
> Is there a Perl equivalent to the C %.2f to format output to 2 decimal
> Apologies for the OT nature of this question.
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