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Right justify text field, vb.net

Posted on 2007-03-27
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Hi There,

I have a small app that drills into a database and displays the results in a datagrid. The user can then edit the records then save the results to a .txt file which is then e-mailed to a recipient.

The text file is formatted a certain way with some fields padded out and some fields truncated. However i need to right justify a couple of fields but cannot see a way of doing this. I am using vb.net 2003.

Many Thanks,
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Mike Tomlinson earned 50 total points
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Without seeing your code that saves the data to a text file it is hard to make recommendations.

As a generalization, you probably want String.PadLeft() and String.PadRight():
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.string.padleft.aspx
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/system.string.padright.aspx
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by:Baikie
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Hi,

thanks for the reply. I was just being stupid. The pad left would have the same functionality as right justify!

Ta.

Will give the points to you anyway for the reply!!

See ya
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