Strgen Function

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Function:

Generates a string of len length consisting of repeating substrings substr.

Syntax:

strgen(len as byte,byref substr as string) as string

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Part

Description

len

Length of the string to generate

substr

Substring that will be used (repeatedly) to generate the string

Details

Notice that len parameter specifies total resulting string length in bytes so the last substring will be truncated if necessary to achieve exact required length. This function is an expanded version of the STRING$ function commonly found in other BASICs.

Examples

 

string1 = strgen(10,"ABC") ' result will be 'ABCABCABCA'.