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Strings.LSet Method

Returns a left-aligned string containing the specified string adjusted to the specified length.

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualBasic
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualBasic (in Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll)

public static string LSet(
	string Source,
	int Length
)

Parameters

Source
Type: System.String

Required. String expression. Name of string variable.

Length
Type: System.Int32

Required. Integer expression. Length of returned string.

Return Value

Type: System.String
Returns a left-aligned string containing the specified string adjusted to the specified length.

For more detailed information, see the Visual Basic topic LSet Function.

If the specified string is longer than the specified length, the returned string is shortened to the specified length. If the specified string is shorter than the specified length, spaces are added to the right end of the returned string to produce the appropriate length.

This example demonstrates the use of the LSet function.

Dim TestString As String = "Left" 
Dim lString As String 
' Returns "Left      "
lString = LSet(TestString, 10)
' Returns "Le"
lString = LSet(TestString, 2)
' Returns "Left"
lString = LSet(TestString, 4)

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The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0, 1.0

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