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ExtraTopLevelOperators.sprintf<'T> Function (F#)

The sprintf function prints to a string using the given format.

Namespace/Module Path: Microsoft.FSharp.Core.ExtraTopLevelOperators

Assembly: FSharp.Core (in FSharp.Core.dll)

// Signature:
sprintf : StringFormat<'T> -> 'T

// Usage:
sprintf format


Type: StringFormat<'T>

This function is named PrintFormatToString in compiled assemblies. If you are accessing the function from a language other than F#, or through reflection, use this name.

The following code example illustrates the use of sprintf.

let printToString value =
    sprintf "Formatted string with value %d..." value
printfn "%s" (printToString 109)

Formatted string with value 109...

Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2008 R2

F# Core Library Versions

Supported in: 2.0, 4.0, Portable

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