Tobias DiPasquale on Mon, 15 Sep 2003 15:09:41 -0400

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Re: [PLUG] C Question (Off Topic?)

On Mon, 2003-09-15 at 14:58, Christopher Shanahan wrote:
> Hello all,
> I'm a beginner trying to learn C and I have a question. I realize this isn't a
> C mailing list, however, I know there are a lot of programmers on this list
> and I'd rather post here than somewhere else. I hope you don't mind.
> I want to use the % symbol as part of a string literal within a printf()
> statement. The % symbol is used as a conversion specifier, such as %d,
> indicating a decimal integer. I understand this. What I can't seem to find--in
> my many books--is how to use the % symbol as part of a string.
>     printf("Congratulations. You saved 20%.\n");

printf( "Congratulations. You saved 20%%.\n");


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