Groovy - padRight()


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Pad the String with the spaces appended to the right. This method has 2 different variants.

  • String padRight(Number numberOfCharacters) − Pad the String with the spaces appended to the right.

Syntax

String padRight(Number numberOfCharacters)

Parameters

numberOfCharacters − The number of characters to pad the string with.

Return Value − The new value of the string with the padded characters.

  • String padRight(Number numberOfCharacters, String padding) − Pad the String with the padding characters appended to the right.

Syntax

String padRight(Number numberOfCharacters, String padding)

Parameters

  • numberOfCharacters − The number of characters to pad the string with.

  • Padding − The character to apply for the padding.

Return Value − The new value of the string with the padded characters

Example

Following is an example of the usage of this method −

class Example { 
   static void main(String[] args) { 
      String a = "Hello World"; 
		
      println(a.padRight(14)); 
      println(a.padRight(16)); 
      println(a.padRight(16,'*')); 
      println(a.padRight(14,'*')); 
   } 
}

When we run the above program, we will get the following result −

Hello World    
Hello World      
Hello World***** 
Hello World***
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