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Lodash _.pad() Method

  • Last Updated : 07 Sep, 2020

The _.pad() method is used to pad the string on left and right sides if it is shorter than the given length. If the length can’t be divided evenly then padding characters are truncated.

Syntax:

_.pad([string=''], [length=0], [chars=' '])

Parameters: This method accepts three parameters as mentioned above and described below:

  • string: This parameter holds the string that need to pad.
  • length: This parameter holds the padding length.
  • chars: This parameter holds the string that is used as padding.

Return Value: This method returns the padded string.

Example 1:



Javascript




const _ = require('lodash'); 
  
var str1 = _.pad("GEEKS", 25, '-*-');
console.log(str1);
  
var str2 = _.pad("GFG--Geeks", 30, 'gfg');
console.log(str2);

Output:

"-*--*--*--GEEKS-*--*--*--"
"gfggfggfggGFG--Geeksgfggfggfgg"

Example 2:

Javascript




const _ = require('lodash'); 
  
var str1 = _.pad("GEEKS__FOR__GEEKS", 20, '_');
console.log(str1);
  
var str2 = _.pad("G4G--geeks--GEEKS", 25, '*');
console.log(str2);
  
var str3 = _.pad("GEEKS-----FOR_____Geeks", 20);
console.log(str3);

Output:

"_GEEKS__FOR__GEEKS__"
"****G4G--geeks--GEEKS****"
"gEEKS-----FOR_____Geeks"
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