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Space Function

This page is specific to the Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) Language Reference for Office 2010.

Returns a Variant (String) consisting of the specified number of spaces.

Syntax

Space(number)

The required number argument is the number of spaces you want in the string.

Remarks

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 MyString
' Returns a string with 10 spaces.
MyString = Space(10)

' Insert 10 spaces between two strings.
MyString = "Hello" & Space(10) & "World"


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