On Fri, 5 Jul 1996, Brian Williams - Nashak wrote: > you know how like in do_users, how it shows like format "%-21s" for to > make to take up 21 spaces, no matter if it is 2 or 10 or whatever.. how > would I make it so even if it takes up like 30, it still only shows 21 > letters? As far as I remember you could do a %21.21s , or %-21.21s .. the later one beeing left alligned. erm... at least this is my shot... I can look it up in a C book if it doesnt work.. BUT, as someone once said, ONLY ' wenn es gar nicht anders geht, dann halte dich an die gebrauchsanveisung' err (thing I got it spelled right, don't flame me germans :) the manual beeing the C manual here :) *grin* Regards, Con. d. -- Rasmus Rønlev DOEK'94 WWW: http://www.econ.cbs.dk/people/raro94ab Student instructor MUD: exiled.mud.circlemud.org 5000 184.108.40.206 5000 Student, B.Sc in Computer Science and Business Administration.
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