String conversion

This is vb6 code converted.  Can someone please tell me how would this be changed to work in vb.net.  

String(16 - Len(EmpN), " ")
LAppling7775Asked:
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flavoCommented:
EmpN.PadLeft(16, " ")

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Mike TomlinsonHigh School Computer Science, Computer Applications, Digital Design, and Mathematics TeacherCommented:
Minor change:

    EmpN = EmpN.PadLeft(16, " ")

Or use PadRight()...whatever fits your needs.

But in a technical answer to your question...there is no direct equivalent of String().

You can use the string constructor however to get a string of characters with X in it:

    Dim x As New String("x", 16)
    MsgBox(x)
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