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Java aligment

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Hello,

i have just one question about aligment in PRINTF() in java. How could i align given text in center?

For example I want to print text like this:

##    This is test    ##

how could I center align whole text? So "This is test" is in the middle? I know for right and left aligment but I need center.

 

thanks

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As long as you don't have a fixed column / line length you can't center text. However, if you know the line length you can use StringUtils.center from the Commons Lang library.

System.out.println(StringUtils.center("TEST", 24));
Output is the centered text and 10 whitespaces in the left and right: "          TEST          "


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