Format Text with the New Format Library

Learn to format text with the new format library.

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Until now, if we wanted to format text, we could use either the legacy printf functions or the STL iostream library. Both have their strengths and flaws.

The printf based functions are inherited from C and have proven efficient, flexible, and convenient for over 50 years. The formatting syntax can look a bit cryptic, but it's simple enough once we get used to it.

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