VB.NET || How To Pad Center & Center Align A String Of Fixed Length Using VB.NET

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The following is a module with functions which demonstrates how to pad center and center align a string of a fixed length using VB.NET.

The function demonstrated on this page center aligns the characters in a string by padding them on the left and right with a specified character, of a specified total length.

The returned string is padded with as many padding characters needed to reach a length of the specified total width.

The padding character is user defined, but if no padding character is specified, the string is padded using a whitespace (‘ ‘).

1. Pad Center

The example below demonstrates the use of ‘Utils.PadCenter‘ to center align a string of a fixed length.

In this example, the default padding character is used to pad the string, which is a whitespace (‘ ‘).

2. Utils Namespace

The following is the Utils Namespace. Include this in your project to start using!

3. More Examples

Below are more examples demonstrating the use of the ‘Utils‘ Namespace. Don’t forget to include the module when running the examples!

The highlighted lines are sections of interest to look out for.

The code is heavily commented, so no further insight is necessary. If you have any questions, feel free to leave a comment below.

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