Visual Basic Scripting Edition  

String Function

Returns a repeating character string of the length specified.

String(number, character)


Length of the returned string. If number contains Null, Null is returned.
Character code specifying the character or string expression whose first character is used to build the return string. If character contains Null, Null is returned.


If you specify a number for character greater than 255, String converts the number to a valid character code using the formula:

character Mod 256

The following example uses the String function to return repeating character strings of the length specified:

Dim MyString
MyString = String(5, "*")   ' Returns "*****".
MyString = String(5, 42)   ' Returns "*****".
MyString = String(10, "ABC")   ' Returns "AAAAAAAAAA".


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See Also

Space Function