SPC


Output function to skip spaces when writing to screen or file

Syntax:
Spc( columns )

Usage:
Print Spc( spaces ) [(, | ;)] ...

Parameters:
spaces
number of spaces to skip

Description:
Spc skips over the given number of spaces when Printing to screen or to a file. The character cells skipped over are left unchanged.

Examples:
Print "foo"; Spc(5); "bar"
Print "hello"; Spc(4); "world"


'' Uses Spc to justify text instead of Tab

Dim As String A1, B1, A2, B2

A1 = "Jane"
B1 = "Doe"
A2 = "Bob"
B2 = "Smith"

Print "FIRST NAME"; Spc(35 - 10); "LAST NAME"
Print "----------"; Spc(35 - 10); "----------"
Print A1; Spc(35 - Len(A1)); B1
Print A2; Spc(35 - Len(A2)); B2


The output would look like:
FIRST NAME                         LAST NAME
----------                         ----------
Jane                               Doe
Bob                                Smith


Differences from QB:
See also:
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