Create a String with a fixed length

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Java

<highlightsyntax language="java122">

public class StringFixedAndFilled {
   public static void main(String argv[])     {
       String s = ">" + fillString('X', 25) + "<";
       System.out.println(s);
       s = ">" + fillString(' ', 25) + "<";
       System.out.println(s);
       /* 
         output :  >XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX<
                   >                         <
       */            
              
   }
   public static String fillString(char fillChar, int count){
       // creates a string of 'x' repeating characters
       char[] chars = new char[count];
       while (count>0) chars[--count] = fillChar;
       return new String(chars);
   }

} </highlightsyntax>