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Static_Length ( FillChar ; Len ; String ; LR_Flag)

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Turns any string to a fixed length adding Leading or Trailing Char

Sample Input:
Static_Length ( * ; 15 ; 10.0102 ; 2)
Static_Length ( * ; 15 ; 10.0102 ; 1)
Sample Output:


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String: Any number or text
FillChar: Any character to fill
Len: The desired legth of the resulted string
LR_Flag: When its value is 1 the number is padded Left, i.e. Leading chars are added
When its value is 2 the number is padded Right, i.e. Trailing chars are added

The functions returns a string of fixed length, defined by Len, with Leading or Trailing chars, defined by FillChar
and the value of LR_Flag

If the Length of the String exceeds Len the string unaltered is returned

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