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Subject: Re: stream device formatting question
From: Burkhard Kolb <b.kolb@gsi.de>
To: Eric Norum <eric@norum.ca>
Cc: tech-talk Mailing List <tech-talk@aps.anl.gov>
Date: Thu, 27 May 2010 10:07:18 +0200
Thanks,
that does the trick.
Best regards,
Burkhard
Am 26.05.2010 um 17:53 schrieb Eric Norum:

> I think that it would work if you just left off the width -- "%.2f"
> 
> 
> On May 26, 2010, at 8:45 AM, Burkhard Kolb wrote:
> 
>> Hi Dirk,
>> I am just writing protocol files for a Lauda chiller unit (RE 304 and RE 306).
>> http://www.lauda.de/hosting/lauda/website_en.nsf/urlnames/kaeltethermostate_produkte
>> It requires floats as parameters in a special way:
>> Example "OUT SP 00 20.01"
>> The parameter here can range from 1 to 3 digits in front and 2 digits behind the
>> decimal point.
>> If I use %6.2f it will work for "120.01", but will write " 20.01" in case of the
>> value "20.01".
>> The extra blank will cause the unit to flag the command as error.
>> I can use the "-" modifier to get rid of the leading space...
>> But then the string sent looks like "20.01 " and the unit will again
>> complain. Can I suppress leading and trailing spaces?
>> Cheers, Burkhard
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stream device formatting question Burkhard Kolb
Re: stream device formatting question Eric Norum

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