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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
'Usage
Dim Source As String
Dim Length As Integer
Dim returnValue As String

returnValue = Strings.LSet(Source, Length)
public static String LSet (
	String Source, 
	int Length
)
public static function LSet (
	Source : String, 
	Length : int
) : String
Not applicable.

Parameters

Source

Required. String expression. Name of string variable.

Length

Required. Integer expression. Length of returned string.

Return Value

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)

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

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