Command Prompt for Windows




Command STRPAD

Function:

Pad a text string with space characters. The padded text string is stored in an environment variable called STRPAD.

Syntax:

STRPAD LEFT | RIGHT | CENTRE width [text]
LEFT | RIGHT | CENTRESpecifies how to justify the text string :-
LEFT- insert spaces at the end of the string.
RIGHT- insert spaces at the front of the string.
CENTRE- insert spaces at both the front and the end of the string so that the string is centred.
widthSpecifies the minimum width of the text string. When the length of the string is less then the width then space characters are inserted to pad the text string.
textSequence of characters.

Note:

When the text is larger then the specified width then the text is copied to the environment variable unmodified.

Also see command STRTRIM and Batch Files.