[PD] string padding

Andy Graybeal andy.graybeal at casanueva.com
Sun Dec 16 22:27:51 CET 2007

wow, thank you :)

I've never used [s2l], [list-len], [Uzi], [last-x], [Append], or [prepend
set] ..... lots of new goodies to look at!

thanks alot, this looks like exactly what i wanted.  i will now meditate
on the patch for some time.


> Is it the best method ? I'm not sure.
> Is it what you are looking for ?
> ++
> Jack
> Le 16 déc. 07 à 20:54, Andy Graybeal a écrit :
>> greetings
>> i'd like to pad a string... say for instance i want to pad the string
>> "andy" and "ian" to be able to have a total of 10 characters, and the
>> padding character will be an underscore.  so the end result would
>> add 6
>> underscores to the string "andy" and seven underscores to the string
>> "ian":
>> "andy______"
>> "ian_______"
>> i poked around through extended and did a search on the list
>> archives for
>> "character pad" and "string pad", nothing came up in the archives,
>> and the
>> only things i found in extended are mrpeach's [str] help examples, and
>> moocow's [string2any], [any2string] help examples.  it looks like
>> mrpeach's stuff is the closest to what i want, but i don't think
>> it's what
>> i want.  after tofofmtl introduced me to pdmtl, i expected there
>> would be
>> some string handling in to coincide with the list stuff they have
>> too, but
>> nothing there.
>> thanks,
>> andy
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