string_format

This is a way to format strings, such as decimal numbers and such. Use the syntax for sprintf() for the formatting.

Parameter Position Type Required Default Description
1 string Yes n/a This is what format to use. (sprintf)

Example 5.18. string_format

<?php

$smarty->assign('number', 23.5787446);

?>

   

Where template is:

{$number}
{$number|string_format:"%.2f"}
{$number|string_format:"%d"}

   

Will output:

23.5787446
23.58
24

   

See also date_format.