Pad > Padded to

Use the Pad > Padded to property to define whether the data item is padded to a fixed size or to the minimum content size defined for the data object.

Fixed size
The data object is padded to a fixed size (in bytes or characters) that you specify in the Length field.
For any item padded to a fixed size, the item must have a value specified for the Size (content) > Max property and the Padded to > Length value must be greater than or equal to the Size (content) > Max value.
Min Content
The data is padded to the value specified as the minimum size (in the Size (content) > Min field).
You can further specify whether to count pad characters toward the length using the Counts Toward Min Content property.