[PD] string padding

Andy Graybeal andy.graybeal at casanueva.com
Sun Dec 16 22:35:32 CET 2007

thank you! "....iiinterressstinngg...."

even more too meditate on, thanks bryan (i see your name everytime i start
PD btw)


> moin Andy,
> This is quite easy using [string2any] and [any2string] together with
> pd's [list] operations.  see attached example patch.  I'm sure the same
> basic idea can be used to pad [str] strings as well...
> marmosets,
> 	Bryan
> On 2007-12-16 20:54:20, "Andy Graybeal" <andy.graybeal at casanueva.com>
> appears to have written:
>> 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
> --
> Bryan Jurish                           "There is *always* one more bug."
> jurish at ling.uni-potsdam.de      -Lubarsky's Law of Cybernetic Entomology

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