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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)

'Declaration
Public Shared Function LSet ( _
	Source As String, _
	Length As Integer _
) As String

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.

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)


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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

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