Lets say you have a table, how do you format your output so it aligns with the column headings? For example Employee Name would start on character 1, Employee Number would start on 35 and Job would start on 55. So when you print out the data it'll line up flush with the headings.
Employee Name Employee Number Job
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John Smith 111111111111111 Manager
Don Wood 222222222222222 Clerical