pad {caroline} | R Documentation |

## Pad a vector of numerical string with zeros.

### Description

This function helps to pad numbers on the left side with zeros so that they may be used to create strings used in filesystem names (for example).

### Usage

```
pad(vect,np)
```

### Arguments

`vect` |
a vector of strings representing numbers. |

`np` |
number of zeros to pad to the left of the string. |

### Value

a (vector of) string(s) with np number of zeros padded on as a prefix

### Author(s)

Jeremy Tantrum

### Examples

```
pad(c(1,10,1000,10000), 4)
```

[Package

*caroline*version 0.9.2 Index]