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Need help with right align for number pyramid

 
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I have written this code for the number pyramid:



I get this:
1
22
333
4444
55555

What I need is this: (Edit, sorry, the spacing doesn't come out properly). It should be same output as above, but everything justified on the right instead of left.

How do I get the output to line up on the right side?

Thank you for your time.

[edit - added code tags]
 
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you have a counter that tells you how many times to print out the current digit.

What you need to do is first print the space character some number of times...

(that's a hint)
 
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take a look at org.apache.commons.lang.StringUtils method rightPad, you have to include jakarta commons (commons-lang.jar, visit http://commons.apache.org/)

http://commons.apache.org/lang//api/org/apache/commons/lang/StringUtils.html
 
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Thank you for the comments/hints. Still working on it, but not with much success.
 
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Steve Paj wrote:I have written this code for the number pyramid:





Since you're trying to display a number pyramid, I figured I might as well help you display a pyramid:



It's a small change to the code:



Hope that helps. You can change the k-space-loop depending on how big your console is. I tried it on a 80x25 shell window.
 
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Thank you for the information. This gave me an actual pyramid, but still not quite what I needed. I will work with this example and see if I can make it work.
 
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Using the example Manu Ullas provided, I finally figured it out. Thanks to all for the help.

 
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Please always use the Code button. I have edited your last post.
 
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Thank you very much. I was wondering how the heck you guys got the code to look so neat. I didn't even realize there was a button up there. I will definitely use it in the future.
 
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