EXPLORATION 8

image

Formatted Output

In Exploration 4, you used tab characters to line up output neatly. Tabs are useful but crude. This Exploration introduces some of the features that C++ offers to format output nicely, such as setting the alignment, padding, and width of output fields.

The Problem

This Exploration begins a little differently. Instead of reading a program and answering questions about it, you must write your own program to solve a problem. The task is to print a table of squares and cubes (the mathematical variety, not the geometrical shapes) for integers from 1 to 20. The output of the program should look something like the following: ...

Get Exploring C++ 11, Second Edition now with the O’Reilly learning platform.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from nearly 200 publishers.