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String.PadRight Method

Left-aligns the characters in this string, padding on the right with spaces or a specified Unicode character, for a specified total length.

Overload List

Left-aligns the characters in this string, padding with spaces on the right, for a specified total length.

Supported by the .NET Compact Framework.

[Visual Basic] Overloads Public Function PadRight(Integer) As String
[C#] public string PadRight(int);
[C++] public: String* PadRight(int);
[JScript] public function PadRight(int) : String;

Left-aligns the characters in this string, padding on the right with a specified Unicode character, for a specified total length.

Supported by the .NET Compact Framework.

[Visual Basic] Overloads Public Function PadRight(Integer, Char) As String
[C#] public string PadRight(int, char);
[C++] public: String* PadRight(int, __wchar_t);
[JScript] public function PadRight(int, Char) : String;

Example

[Visual Basic, C++, JScript] The following code example demonstrates the PadRight method.

[Visual Basic, C++, JScript] Note   This example shows how to use one of the overloaded versions of PadRight. For other examples that might be available, see the individual overload topics.
[Visual Basic] 
Dim str As String
Dim pad As Char
str = "forty-two"
pad = Convert.ToChar(".") 
Console.WriteLine(str.PadRight(15, pad)) ' Displays "|forty-two......|".
Console.WriteLine(str.PadRight(2,  pad)) ' Displays "|forty-two|".

[C++] 
String *str = L"forty-two";
Console::Write(L"|");
Console::Write(str->PadRight(15, L'.'));
Console::WriteLine(L"|"); // Displays "|forty-two......|".

Console::Write(L"|");
Console::Write(str->PadRight(5, L'.'));
Console::WriteLine(L"|"); // Displays "|forty-two|".

[JScript] 
var str : String = "forty-two";
var pad : char = ".";
Console.WriteLine(str.PadRight(15, pad)); // Displays "|forty-two......|".
Console.WriteLine(str.PadRight(2,  pad)); // Displays "|forty-two|".

[C#] No example is available for C#. To view a Visual Basic, C++, or JScript example, click the Language Filter button Language Filter in the upper-left corner of the page.

See Also

String Class | String Members | System Namespace

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