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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)

static member LSet : 
        Source:string * 
        Length:int -> 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: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

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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