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The function is defined as follows:

int printf(char *format, arg list ...) - prints to stdout the list of arguments according specified format string. Returns number of characters printed.

The format string has 2 types of object:

Between %and format char we can put:

- (minus sign)
- left justify.
integer number
- field width.
- m = field width, d = precision of number of digits after decimal point or number of chars from a string.


The output on the screen is:


Fri May 20 13:40:49 BST 1994