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Date 2016-03-22.14:50:16
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Terry J. Reedy (terry.reedy) wrote:
> You example says to left justify '1'


The fill character goes before alignment in the specification (grammatics).

>>> format(1, '0<2')

This is right. But 02 - is zero padding of a number which can be done only from the left side.

'<02' means "justify to the left zero padded number"
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