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# 1  
Old 04-10-2007
pad Zeros

Hi can I know command to pad Zeros to a value
Code:
I get 16 and I need to send 0000000016

# 2  
Old 04-10-2007
Code:
printf "%08d" 16

# 3  
Old 04-10-2007
sorry I should have specified it more clear...

I may also get numbers like this...
Code:
16
116
1116

all these should be populated with leading zero's and length equal to 8
00000016
00000116
00001116
....

# 4  
Old 04-10-2007
Code:
a=16
typeset -Z 8 a
echo $a

# 5  
Old 04-10-2007
Then it should be this:
Code:
printf "%0.8d" 1116

or if you prefer awk
Code:
awk 'BEGIN {printf("%0.8d\n", 1116)}'

# 6  
Old 04-10-2007
Quote:
printf "%0.8d" 1116
should be

Code:
printf "%0.8d\n" 1116

 
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