Space Method

Strings.Space Method (Int32)

 

Returns a string consisting of the specified number of spaces.

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

static member 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.

Exception Condition
ArgumentException

Number < 0.

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"

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
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