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Thread: I'm relatively new to programming and suck at printf() please help me understand

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    Question I'm relatively new to programming and suck at printf() please help me understand

    this is what I have but when I run it I get a
    java.util.FormatFlagsConversionMismatchException

    System.out.printf("%0s%11s%22s%33s%44s%55s%66s",
    "Town","Date","Temp","Direction","Wind Speed","Wind Chill","Reporter");

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    Default Re: I'm relatively new to programming and suck at printf() please help me understand

    The problem is the 0 width on the first field. Also, the number is the width of that particular field. So your entire line would have a width of the sum of all those numbers. They are not tab locations.

    Regards,
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    Default Re: I'm relatively new to programming and suck at printf() please help me understand

    thank you so much, it's all looking good now you're a life saver

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