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1 <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
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16 <refentry xmlns="http://docbook.org/ns/docbook" xmlns:xlink="http://www.w3.org/1999/xlink" xmlns:svg="http://www.w3.org/2000/svg" xmlns:mml="http://www.w3.org/1998/Math/MathML" xmlns:db="http://docbook.org/ns/docbook" xmlns:scilab="http://www.scilab.org" xml:lang="en" xml:id="blanks">
17     <refnamediv>
18         <refname>blanks</refname>
19         <refpurpose>create string of blank characters</refpurpose>
20     </refnamediv>
21     <refsynopsisdiv>
22         <title>Syntax</title>
23         <synopsis>txt = blanks(n)</synopsis>
24     </refsynopsisdiv>
25     <refsection>
26         <title>Arguments</title>
27         <variablelist>
28             <varlistentry>
29                 <term>txt</term>
30                 <listitem>
31                     <para>a single character string.</para>
32                 </listitem>
33             </varlistentry>
34             <varlistentry>
35                 <term>n</term>
36                 <listitem>
37                     <para>an integer, number of blanks.</para>
38                 </listitem>
39             </varlistentry>
40         </variablelist>
41     </refsection>
42     <refsection>
43         <title>Description</title>
44         <para>
45             <code>blanks(n)</code> is a string of <varname>n</varname> blanks.
46         </para>
47     </refsection>
48     <refsection>
49         <title>Examples</title>
50         <programlisting role="example"><![CDATA[
51 disp(['xxx' blanks(20) 'yyy'])
52  ]]></programlisting>
53     </refsection>
54 </refentry>