Author LambertDW
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Date 2009-02-13.03:56:15
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I am net yet fluent in format method.  I meant

":" where "#" appeared.

Anyway, I think you need the colon. 
 
If from
print('{0:9}'.format(33))

you make the argument number implicit and remove the colon you'd get

print('{9}'.format(33))

which does and should raise IndexError.
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