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Gregory Lypny

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Creating a Function to Display Numbers in Percent Format
Posted: Dec 3, 2012 3:30 AM
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Hello everyone,

I've written a function to display numbers in percent format.

percent[x_, numDec_: 1] :=
PaddedForm[100 x, {500, numDec}, NumberPoint -> If[numDec == 0, "", "."],
DigitBlock -> {3, Infinity}, ExponentStep -> Infinity,
NumberSigns -> {{"-", "%"}, {"", "%"}}, NumberPadding -> {"", "0"}];

The problem with it is that the padding on the right appears after the percent sign so that percent[.0237, 6] returns 2.37%0000. What am I doing wrong?

Regards,

Gregory




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