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Pad imported text with trailing zeros

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Last Modified: 2012-05-05
I'm importing some text from an excel spreadsheet and I need to make sure a certain field is 16 characters long. Sometimes, the excel spreadsheet only has 14 characters in it. In this case, I just need to pad the text with trailing zeros. How can I do this?
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