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[ string->padTrailing ]

Method

[String->PadTrailing] modifies the string object in-place by padding the end of the string to the specified length. An optional second parameter specifies the padding character. The padding character defaults to a space.

  • Syntax
'String Object'->padtrailing(Integer)
'String Object'->padtrailing(Integer,'Padding Character')
Examples
  • Beginner

To pad the end of a string to a desired length:

Use the [String->PadTrailing] method. The following example pads the string out to 32 characters by adding asterisks to the end of the string.

Code

local('s') = 'The quick white rhino'
#s->padtrailing(32,'*')
#s

Result

The quick white rhino***********

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