Lodash - padStart method


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Syntax

_.padStart([string=''], [length=0], [chars=' '])

Pads string on the left side if it's shorter than length. Padding characters are truncated if they exceed length.

Arguments

  • [string=''] (string) − The string to pad.

  • [length=0] (number) − The padding length.

  • [chars=' '] (string) − The string used as padding.

Output

  • (string) − Returns the padded string.

Example

var _ = require('lodash');
var result = _.padStart('foo', 8, '_');

console.log(result);

Save the above program in tester.js. Run the following command to execute this program.

Command

\>node tester.js

Output

_____foo
lodash_string.htm
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