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Re: Convert Integer to Text

From: ""Mark Hadfield"" <m.hadfield@niwa.cri.nz>

> You can add the prefix and suffix via the "+" operator like this...
>     name = 'MC'+string(index,format='(I3.3)')+'.dcm'
> or within the format specifier like this...
>     name = string(index,format='("MC",I3.3,".dcm"')'

Of course you can also use printf-style format codes (new to IDL 5.4) like

    name = string(index,format='(%"MC%3.3d.dcm")')

I suppose there must be somebody out there who actually *uses* this stuff?

Mark Hadfield
m.hadfield@niwa.cri.nz  http://katipo.niwa.cri.nz/~hadfield
National Institute for Water and Atmospheric Research

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