Format.padding ViewHelper <f:format.padding>

Formats a string using PHPs str_pad function. See https://www.php.net/manual/en/function.str-pad.

Examples

Defaults

<f:format.padding padLength="10">TYPO3</f:format.padding>
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Output:

TYPO3
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TYPO3

Specify padding string

<f:format.padding padLength="10" padString="-=">TYPO3</f:format.padding>
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TYPO3-=-=-

Specify padding type

<f:format.padding padLength="10" padString="-" padType="both">TYPO3</f:format.padding>
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--TYPO3---

Source code

Go to the source code of this ViewHelper: PaddingViewHelper.php (GitHub).

Arguments

The following arguments are available for <f:format.padding>:

Name display Type Default
string
mixed
string ' '
string 'right'
value
Type
string

String to format

padLength
Type
mixed
Required

true

Length of the resulting string. If the value of pad_length is negative or less than the length of the input string, no padding takes place.

padString
Type
string
Default
' '

The padding string

padType
Type
string
Default
'right'

Append the padding at this site (Possible values: right,left,both. Default: right)