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PaddedText ( Source; FillChar; NumberOfChars )

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Pads a text string to a specific number of characters using a fill character.

Sample Input:
PaddedText (1; "0"; 2)

PaddedText (12; "0"; 2)

PaddedText ("Hello"; "x"; 8)

PaddedText ("Hello World!"; "x"; 8)
Sample Output:



"Hello World!"

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Will add fill characters to text until the text is the desired length. Can be used to add leading zeroes to digits, etc. -- see cample input and output for examples. All outputs are text. It also has the following characteristics:

-Accepts integers as the source text

-If no fill character is supplied, the default is a space

-If the length of the source string is longer than the target length, the source string is unaltered

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