Returns a dynamic array consisting of the specified number of spaces for each element.
||An expression that resolves to a dynamic array of positive integers, specifying the number of spaces you want in each corresponding element of the output dynamic array.
function returns a dynamic array, each element of which contains the number of spaces specified for that element.
If an element value is missing, or is 0, a negative number, the null string, or a non-numeric string, no spaces are returned. A string is parsed as a number until a non-numeric character is encountered. Thus 7dwarves is parsed as 7. If an element value is a decimal number, SPACES
truncates it to an integer.
You can use the SPACE
function to return a single string of spaces. You can also insert spaces using tabbing. MVBasic sets default tab stops at 10-column intervals.
The following example uses the SPACES
function to return a dynamic array, each element of which contains one additional space. It concatenates the string of spaces in each of these elements to a single-letter string from the letters