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Also, while this isn't a direct print as others have described, more information can be found in perlfaq4 about string padding here using sprintf. (Puts your reformatted string in a variable for later use.)

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In reply to Re: Printing a specified number of characters by tjh
in thread Printing a specified number of characters by Becky

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