STRING (Function)


Creates and fills a string of a certain length with a certain character

Syntax:
declare function String ( byval count as integer, byval ch_code as long ) as string
declare function String ( byval count as integer, byref ch as const string ) as string

Usage:
result = String[$]( count, ch_code )
or
result = String[$]( count, ch )

Parameters:
count
An integer specifying the length of the string to be created.
ch_code
A long specifying the ASCII character code to be used to fill the string.
ch
A string whose first character is to be used to fill the string.

Return Value:
The created string. An empty string will be returned if either ch is an empty string, or count <= 0.

Description:
The String function returns a string with a length of count, filled with a given ch_code or ch.

Examples:
Print String( 4, 69 )         '' prints "EEEE"
Print String( 5, "Indeed" )   '' prints "IIIII"
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Dialect Differences:
Differences from QB:
See also:
Back to String Functions


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