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9.229 REPEAT — Repeated string concatenation

Description:

Concatenates NCOPIES copies of a string.

Standard:

Fortran 95 and later

Class:

Transformational function

Syntax:

RESULT = REPEAT(STRING, NCOPIES)

Arguments:
STRINGShall be scalar and of type CHARACTER.
NCOPIESShall be scalar and of type INTEGER.
Return value:

A new scalar of type CHARACTER built up from NCOPIES copies of STRING.

Example:
program test_repeat
  write(*,*) repeat("x", 5)   ! "xxxxx"
end program