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From Stephen Colebourne <scolebou...@btopenworld.com>
Subject Re: commons-lang StringUtils.rightPad - truncate
Date Sat, 19 Nov 2005 17:44:36 GMT
[lang] does not have such a method at present. It is quite a good 
suggestion however. Perhaps you would consider raising an enhancement 
request?

Stephen


Mark Lybarger wrote:
> docs for StringUtils.rightPad("FOO",1) shows that it returns "FOO". 
> Is there a method to get the rightPadding to also handle truncation? 
> I'm looking to format fixed length fields where the output has to be X
> and only X characters.  thus i have to truncate anythe  extra stuff
> that might be there.
> 
> thanks!
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