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Cisco IOS in a Nutshell, 2nd Edition by James Boney

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Name

padding — line

Synopsis

padding ascii-number count
no padding ascii-number

Configures

Pads a specific character with NULLs

Default

No padding

Description

This command pads a specific output character with NULL characters. It supports older terminals that require padding after certain characters, such as the Return key. Unless you are using a terminal that requires padding, you will never need this command.

ascii-number

The decimal value of the character that needs padding.

count

The number of NULL bytes to send after this character.

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