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Strings.Space Method

Returns a string consisting of the specified number of spaces.

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

public static function Space(
	Number : int
) : String

Parameters

Number
Type: System.Int32

Required. Integer expression. The number of spaces you want in the string.

Return Value

Type: System.String
Returns a string consisting of the specified number of spaces.

For more detailed information, see the Visual Basic topic Space Function (Visual Basic).

The Space function is useful for formatting output and clearing data in fixed-length strings.

This example uses the Space function to return a string consisting of a specified number of spaces.

Dim TestString As String 
' Returns a string with 10 spaces.
TestString = Space(10)
' Inserts 10 spaces between two strings.
TestString = "Hello" & Space(10) & "World"

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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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