padLeft

padleft(source: text, pad: text, size: number) 🡒 text, const pure function

Prepends pad - in its entirety - to source until the resulting string’s length is equal to or greater than the target size. If size is lower than source’s length, padding is not applied.

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  padLeft("1234","0", 7) // returns "0001234"
  padLeft("1234","0_", 7) // returns "0_0_1234"
  padLeft("1234","0__", 7) // returns "0__1234"
  padLeft("1234","0__", 3) // returns "1234"

The following restrictions apply, otherwise the function fails: