right-pad-values

Right pad the values of a given property for each object in an array. Useful for creating text columns or tables.

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Right pad the values of a given property for each object in an array. Useful for creating text columns or tables.


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Install

Install with npm
:
$ npm i right-pad-values --save

Usage

object
pad({
  a: 'b', 
  c: 'dddddd', 
  e: 'fff', 
  g: 'hhhhh'
});

Results in:
{
  a: 'b     ',
  c: 'dddddd',
  e: 'fff   ',
  g: 'hhhhh ',
};

Specific property in object of objects
pad('foo', {
  a: {
    foo: 'a',
    bar: 'z'
  },
  b: {
    foo: 'aaaaaaa',
    bar: 'z'
  },
  c: {
    foo: 'aaa',
    bar: 'z'
  }
});

Results in:
{ a: { foo: 'a      ', bar: 'z' },
  b: { foo: 'aaaaaaa', bar: 'z' },
  c: { foo: 'aaa    ', bar: 'z' } }

array of objects
Pass an array and specify the property with the value to pad:
var pad = require('right-pad-values');

var arr = [{a: 'b'}, {a: 'bb'}, {a: 'bbbb'}, {a: 'bbb'}, {a: 'bb'}];
pad(arr, 'a');

Results in:
[
  {a: 'b   '},
  {a: 'bb  '},
  {a: 'bbbb'},
  {a: 'bbb '},
  {a: 'bb  '}
];

Related projects

Running tests

Install dev dependencies:
$ npm i -d && npm test

Contributing

Pull requests and stars are always welcome. For bugs and feature requests, please create an issue.

Author

Jon Schlinkert

License

Copyright © 2015 Jon Schlinkert Released under the MIT license.

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