troubleshooting Question

MS SQL Server function pad right

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Larry BristerFlag for United States of America asked on
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I need a function that I can pass in

varchar string
total length of output
type of padding
side of padding

In other words
Declare @string varchar(100) = 'lrbrister', @totalLength = 30, @TypePadding = '9', @SidePadding = 'R'

Then I could do the select...

Select dbo.mypad(@string,@totalLength, @TypePadding, @SidePadding) as outstring

And this would come back...

outstring
lrbrister999999999999999999999

If I passed in left 9's would be to left of course

etc...
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