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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.

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)


Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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