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Left-justifies a character string.





a character string or an expression that evaluates to a character string

Return Value

Character string.


String is left-justified in a space that is $length(string) characters long. Leading spaces in string are ignored.


$leftjustify(” abcde”)

Evaluates to “abcde “.


Evaluates to “3 ” if var1 is a LONGINT variable whose value is 3 (occupies 12 character spaces when converted to a string).


See Also



About Character Literals

About Functional Expressions

Conversion Between Data Types

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