ISML Function - pad()

Name

pad()

Short Description

allows to align text left-justified or right-justified in a field

Table of Contents

Product Version

6.5

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Statusfinal

1 Introduction

Justifies text to the left or right side of a field. For example, if you need to print out prices in a list, you probably want them exactly aligned at one side.

pad()has two parameters. The first specifies the source string to be processed. The second defines the field width as a positive or negative number of characters.

2 Syntax

pad( <source string>, <padding value> )

3 Example

<ISPRINT value = "#pad(Product:Price,-10)#">
// returned string: " 5.00 EUR"

4 Parameters

4.1 source string

source string = String
The string to be processed is a required parameter.

4.2 padding value

padding value = Integer
The padding value is a required parameter.
Either a negative or positive integer value. A positive number produces left-aligned text, a negative number right-aligned text (see example above). If the source string is longer than the padding value, the output string is truncated on the right.

Reference - ISML Functions

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