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you can use printf to pad your fields like this:

printf("%-10s;", $string);
the minus sign means the padding goes to the right of the string, so you will get the spaces between your string and the semicolon

node 20519 has all the info you need about printf.

Good luck,
-Mark


In reply to Re: A Set String Legngth by young perlhopper
in thread A Set String Length by zdog

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