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Working with decimals part 2


On Tue, 26 Aug 2014 10:46:56 +1000, alex23 <wuwei23 at gmail.com> wrote:

>On 26/08/2014 3:55 AM, Seymore4Head wrote:
>> I changed the program just a little to give myself a little practice
>> with number formats.  The main thing I wanted to do was make the
>> decimal points line up.  The problem I am having is with the print
>> (count)(payment)(balance) line.
>
>While I don't want to discourage you from learning how to do it the long 
>way, when you have a handle on it I highly recommend using a library for 
>producing tabular data. tabulate is a very handy one, which supports 
>lining up decimal points, amongst many other features:
>
>https://pypi.python.org/pypi/tabulate
>
>I personally find formatting text to be a pain and will always look for 
>a better method.

Thanks for this link.

For some reason, I didn't see this message the day I started this
thread.  I am still rechecking questions I have asked.

I don't think I am ready for this yet, but hopefully soon.