Pads a string with a given length, if the given string is longer than the length, the original string is returned.

Declaration

PADSTRING(base_string, pad_string, length, alignment) -> substring
PADSTRING(base_string, pad_string, length) -> substring

Parameters

base_string (type: string)
The base string to pad.
pad_string (type: number)
The string to use for padding.
length (type: number)
The maximum length of the resulting string.
alignment (type: string)
The direction to pad the string, RIGHT is the default.

Return Values

substring (type: string)
The resulting substring taken from the baseString starting at the start index and ending at the end index or the end of the baseString.

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