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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)

'Declaration
Public Shared Function Space ( _
	Number As Integer _
) As 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.

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"


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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