LSet Method

Strings.LSet Method (String, Int32)

 

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 Shared Function LSet (
	Source As String,
	Length As Integer
) As 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
Available since 1.1
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
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