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Old 06-26-2003
Padding

Hi

Can anyone tell me how to pad zeroes on the left side to a numeric string in unix shell scripting

Your answer is very much appreciated

Thanks
Vijay
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Old 06-26-2003
In ksh you can just use the typeset command, like this...

typeset -Z5 x
x=7
echo $x
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Old 06-27-2003
Thank you very muchSmilie
 

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