trim()

Function group Execute on client Platform(s)
String YES All

Syntax

trim(string[,leading=ktrue,trailing=ktrue,character=space_char])

Description

Removes the specified leading and/or trailing character from the string.

You specify the character to be removed in the character argument. If this is omitted the space character is removed from the string by default.

Example

Calculate lString as trim(' ABCDE')
; returns 'ABCDE'


Calculate lString as trim('*****ABCDE*****',kTrue,kFalse,'*')
; returns 'ABCDE*****'