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Right Align Part of the line

The challenge is to right align a part of the line - this is useful in some SQL queries where it's more clear which are the fields displayed

Start file
SELECT 
col1 AS column1,
cast(column2 AS varchar(255)) AS column2,
cast(evenlongercolumn3 AS varchar(255)) AS column3,
cast(yetevenlongercolumn4 AS varchar(255)) AS column4,
cast(thelongestcolumnyouhaveeverseen9 AS varchar(255)) AS column5,
col1 AS column6,
cast(column7 AS varchar(255)) AS column7,
cast(evenlongercolumn8 AS varchar(255)) AS column8,
cast(yetevenlongercolumn9 AS varchar(255)) AS column9,
cast(thelongestcolumnyouhaveeverseen10 AS varchar(255)) AS column10
FROM table;
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SELECT 
col1                                                    AS column1,
cast(column2 AS varchar(255))                           AS column2,
cast(evenlongercolumn3 AS varchar(255))                 AS column3,
cast(yetevenlongercolumn4 AS varchar(255))              AS column4,
cast(thelongestcolumnyouhaveeverseen9 AS varchar(255))  AS column5,
col1                                                    AS column6,
cast(column7 AS varchar(255))                           AS column7,
cast(evenlongercolumn8 AS varchar(255))                 AS column8,
cast(yetevenlongercolumn9 AS varchar(255))              AS column9,
cast(thelongestcolumnyouhaveeverseen10 AS varchar(255)) AS column10
FROM table;

View Diff

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< col1 AS column1,
< cast(column2 AS varchar(255)) AS column2,
< cast(evenlongercolumn3 AS varchar(255)) AS column3,
< cast(yetevenlongercolumn4 AS varchar(255)) AS column4,
< cast(thelongestcolumnyouhaveeverseen9 AS varchar(255)) AS column5,
< col1 AS column6,
< cast(column7 AS varchar(255)) AS column7,
< cast(evenlongercolumn8 AS varchar(255)) AS column8,
< cast(yetevenlongercolumn9 AS varchar(255)) AS column9,
---
> col1                                                    AS column1,
> cast(column2 AS varchar(255))                           AS column2,
> cast(evenlongercolumn3 AS varchar(255))                 AS column3,
> cast(yetevenlongercolumn4 AS varchar(255))              AS column4,
> cast(thelongestcolumnyouhaveeverseen9 AS varchar(255))  AS column5,
> col1                                                    AS column6,
> cast(column7 AS varchar(255))                           AS column7,
> cast(evenlongercolumn8 AS varchar(255))                 AS column8,
> cast(yetevenlongercolumn9 AS varchar(255))              AS column9,

Solutions by @pikjes2:

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Solutions by @pikjes2:
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#4 - pikjes / @pikjes2

07/15/2021 at 12:21PM

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07/15/2021 at 12:21PM

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07/15/2021 at 12:16PM