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REPEAT$

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Description

 

Return a string consisting of multiple copies of the specified string.

 

Syntax

 

s = REPEAT$(Count, StringExpression)

 

Returns

 

String

 

Parameters

 

Name

Type

Optional

Meaning

Count

Numeric

No

Number of times to repeat

StringExpression

String

No

String expression to be repeated

 

Remarks

 

Restrictions

 

See also

 

String Handling,

 

Examples

 

Thanks to Abraxas for the following script example

 

Dim sMainString        As String VALUE "HELLO WORLD"

Dim sMatchString       As String VALUE "LO"

Dim sStringExpression  As String VALUE "ThinBasic "

Dim sNewString         As String VALUE "R"

Dim sREP   As String

Dim sREM   As String

Dim sRPL   As String

Dim Count  As DWORD VALUE 10

Dim sMsg   As String

 

sREP = REPEAT$(Count, sStringExpression)

sREM = REMOVE$(sMainString,sMatchString)

sRPL = REPLACE$(sMainString, Any sMatchString, With sNewString)

 

sMsg += "sMainString = " & sMainString & $CRLF

sMsg += "sMatchString = " & sMatchString & $CRLF

sMsg += "sStringExpression = " & sStringExpression & $CRLF

sMSG += "Count = " & Count & $CRLF & $CRLF

sMsg += "REPEAT$(Count, StringExpression) = " & sREP & $CRLF & $CRLF

sMsg += "REMOVE$(sMainString,sMatchString) = " & sREM & $CRLF & $CRLF

sMsg += "REPLACE$(sMainString, [ANY] sMatchString, [WITH] sNewString) = " & sRPL & $CRLF & $CRLF

 

MSGBOX 0, sMsg