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LEFTJUSTIFY

LEFTJUSTIFY

Name


      LEFTJUSTIFY

Purpose



      This is a utility routine to create a string that is left-justified with
      respect to a string width.

Author



      FANNING SOFTWARE CONSULTING
      David Fanning, Ph.D.
      1645 Sheely Drive
      Fort Collins, CO 80526 USA
      Phone: 970-221-0438
      E-mail: david@idlcoyote.com
      Coyote's Guide to IDL Programming: http://www.idlcoyote.com

Category



      Utilities

Calling Sequence



      justifiedString = LeftJustify(string, width)

Auguments



      string: The string that is to be left-justified. If not supplied, a null
                    string is returned and no error is issued.
                   
      width: The final width of the left-justified string. The width must be
                    longer than the length of the string or an error results. Default: 50.

Keywords



      None.
     

Return Value


 
      justifiedString: A string of WIDTH, with the string left-justified and the rest of the string
                    filled with blank characters.

Modification History



      Written by: David W. Fanning, 26 January 2009.



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