The following built-in Rexx Formatting Functions manipulate the characters and spacing in strings supplied in the argument.
|CENTER||or CENTRE. Returns a string of a specified length with the input string centered in it, with pad characters added as necessary to make up the length.|
|COPIES||Returns the specified number of concatenated copies of the input string.|
|FORMAT||Returns the input number, rounded and formatted.|
|JUSTIFY||This function is only provided by TSO. It returns a specified string formatted by adding pad characters between words to justify to both margins.|
|LEFT||Returns a string of the specified length, truncated or padded on the right as needed.|
|RIGHT||Returns a string of the specified length, truncated or padded on the left as needed.|
|SPACE||Returns the words in the input string with a specified number of pad characters between each word.|