how do you align currency output to files?


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    how do you align currency output to files?

    my problem is this whenever i put a number in front of other numbers like so
    1. 22.33 65.78 45.57
    2. 55.78 24.78 65.19
    when i get to ten and then again 100 so on
    10. 55.78 58.78 45.25

    it pushes the decimal alignment off how can i fix this? I've tried using padding but that doesn't work I'm sure it is something simple but I can't seem to find anything on how to align things in a numbered way like that. Tab works in the java world but not in a text file becuase as you know they usually don't recognize tabs. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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    ok how about how do you right justify currency in java?

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    What can you find in the resources available to you about Java's resurrection of printf?

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    never mind i see what the problem was I was looking at formatted currency as double when it is really a string thanks though.

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