Liquid UI - WS Reference Library

Padding a String


Prerequisites


Runs On

  SAP GUI Android iOS WM Web
Direct Connect          
Liquid UI Server Connect        

Purpose

To add characters before or after a string based on parameters passed.

User Interface

Log into SAP and on the SAP Easy Access Screen enter the value and click on ‘Pad Value’ pushbutton.


Liquid UI Script

//SAPLSMTR_NAVIGATION.E0100.sjs

String.prototype.trim=function(){return this.replace(/^\s+|\s+$/g,'');}

const PADDING_LEFT = 0;
const PADDING_RIGHT = 1;

// Function to add characters before or after the source based on the parameters
function padString(source,length,direction,character) {
    var loop;
    var output = "";
    var sourceLength = 0;
    if (typeof(source) != 'string'){
        source = source.toString();
    }

    set('V[z_source]',source.trim());
    if(z_source) {
        sourceLength = z_source.length;
    }
    
    switch(direction) {
    case PADDING_LEFT:
        for(loop = 0; loop < (length - sourceLength); loop++) {
            output += character;
        }
        output = output + z_source;

        break;
        
    case PADDING_RIGHT:
        for(loop = 0; loop < (length - sourceLength); loop++) {
            output += character;
        }
        output = z_source + output;
        break;
    }
    return output;
}

// Function to return the padded value based on the character value passed
function padValueWithChar(param){
    z_temp = padString(z_value,10,0,param.mychar);
    set('V[z_padded_value]','&V[z_temp]');
    return;
}


// User Interface
clearscreen();
inputfield([1,0], "Enter Value", [1,16], {"size":10, "name":"z_value"});
inputfield([2,0], "After Padding", [2,16], {"size":10, "name":"z_padded_value", "readonly":true});
pushbutton([3,0], "Pad Value", {"process":padValueWithChar, "using":{"mychar":"0"}});