Text.PadStart

Text.PadStart

Returns text of a specified length by padding the start of the given text.

function (optional text as nullable any, count as number, optional character as nullable any) as nullable any

Description

Returns a text value padded to length count by inserting spaces at the start of the text value text. An optional character character can be used to specify the character used for padding. The default pad character is a space.

Category

Text.Transformations

Examples

Pad the start of a text value so it is 10 characters long.

Text.PadStart("Name", 10)

" Name"

Pad the start of a text value with "|" so it is 10 characters long.

Text.PadStart("Name", 10, "|")

"||||||Name"