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Date: 2008may13
Language: javaScript

Q. javaScript has no sprintf() ... how can I blank pad a number?

A.  Use this function:

// n = number you want padded // digits = length you want the final output function blankPad(n, digits) { n = n.toString(); while (n.length < digits) { n = ' ' + n; } return n; }

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