C Programming - Input / Output - Discussion


In a call to printf() function the format specifier %b can be used to print binary equivalent of an integer.

[A]. True
[B]. False

Answer: Option B


There is no format specifier named %b in c.

Abhishek Pateria said: (May 27, 2011)  
What is format specifier for printing the bits or bytes?

Kalpana said: (Sep 13, 2013)  
Is there format specifier named %b in c++?

Can any please answer?

Ramyakrishna said: (Apr 17, 2014)  
What is the meaning for %b?

Ananas said: (Jul 30, 2015)  
Use the answer in this question on stack overflow to convert to binary.

Pranav said: (Sep 14, 2016)  
There is format specifier named as %b in c language, it can be used for printing backspace in printf().

Pushpa said: (Oct 9, 2017)  
Yes @Pranav there is \b escape character is used for backspace in printf but, there is no %b formate specifier for converting integer value to binary.

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