Strings.Space Method

Returns a string consisting of the specified number of spaces.

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

Public Shared Function Space ( _
	Number As Integer _
) As String
Dim Number As Integer
Dim returnValue As String

returnValue = Strings.Space(Number)
public static String Space (
	int Number
public static function Space (
	Number : int
) : String
Not applicable.



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

Return Value

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"

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0

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