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for c = 1, n do b = b..a end



From: [] On Behalf Of Chris Datfung
Sent: 18 April 2013 13:16
To: Lua mailing list
Subject: pad a string



I want to pad a string with itself n number of times, for example if n = 3 and var="test" then var = var .. var .. var

I tried with a for loop but get one too many combinations

> a="k"
> n=3
> for c = 1, n-1 do a = a..a end
> print(a)

Is there a smarter way to implement this?



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