Scala String formatting FAQ: How do I write code that is equivalent to the Java String.format class? That is, how do I format strings like that in Scala?
NOTE: As of Scala 2.10 this approach is a little out of date. You can still use this approach, but there's a better way to handle this situation in Scala 2.10 and newer Scala version.
In Java I always write code like this to format a String: