Powershell Function to Format Output on screen, in reports and in text boxes

This function will format output by padding it with spaces.  All you need to do is specify the string and the size the column should be.  It will return the correct number of spaces which you can append to the output of that field.For example let say i have a user name which is a

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Verified on the following platforms
Windows 10 Yes
Windows Server 2012 Yes
Windows Server 2012 R2 Yes
Windows Server 2008 R2 Yes
Windows Server 2008 Yes
Windows Server 2003 No
Windows Server 2016 No
Windows 8 Yes
Windows 7 Yes
Windows Vista No
Windows XP No
Windows 2000 No
This script is tested on these platforms by the author. It is likely to work on other platforms as well. If you try it and find that it works on another platform, please add a note to the script discussion to let others know.