utf8.strpad

STRINGutf8.strpadSTRINGsINTEGERcountSTRINGpad

Available in all subroutines.

Like std.strpad except count gives the number of Unicode code points for the output string rather than bytes.

Errors

This function requires the input strings s and pad to be UTF-8 encoded. If they are not, fastly.error will be set to EUTF8.

Example

utf8.strpad("abc", 7, "🌸🌼"); # gives "🌸🌼🌸🌼abc", seven code points total
std.strpad("abc", 7, "🌸🌼"); # gives "🌸abc" because 🌸 is four bytes

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