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I'm trying to figure out how to Pad fields in strings, basically I have information that needs to be separated by a certain amount of spaces.  I have several text fields that all have different data and each will be different on the amount of spaces required as well may have more or less columns.

I.E. (I need this kind of format were each column is in line)
1   1098774978                  79787440604604665540                     44587749        7790014              3
34 109878                          7978744060460466                             87749              77014                  2
(Not this, if the numbered strings are shorter or longer than any others)
34 109878                  7978744060460466                     87749        77014              2
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You can pad a field to a fixed length, say 10 characters


strNew = Left$(strField & space(10),10)
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Alternatively you can use fixed-length string variables

Dim strNew As String * 10
strNew = strField

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Thanks.....
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