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    when i write float a=2; a=a+2; in C language then the output is 4.000000 ... but when i write the same code in java float a = 2F;
    a=a+2;
    then i got 4.0; why i m not getting the six zeros after the decimal like in c language
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    Default Re: regarding floating point

    Why not 7 zeros, or 8, or a hundred? How a number is displayed (especially trailing zeros) isn't really a "this language does it this way, why not this language?" issue. It might even be system dependent.

    But anyway, what you're looking for is either the printf() function: PrintStream (Java Platform SE 6)

    Or the DecimalFormat class: DecimalFormat (Java Platform SE 6)
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    Default Re: regarding floating point

    can u tell me what is void in java ? what are modifiers and what System.out.print(); returns

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    Quote Originally Posted by deependeroracle View Post
    can u tell me what is void in java ? what are modifiers and what System.out.print(); returns
    Have you looked through the basic tutorials? Have you looked at the API? If you have more questions that are unrelated to your original, I suggest you ask them in their own thread after reading the link in my signature on asking questions the smart way.
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