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The RTRIM$ function removes trailing space characters from a STRING value.


return$ = RTRIM$(value$)


  • value$ is the STRING value to trim.
  • If value$ contains no trailing space characters, value$ is returned unchanged.
  • Convert fixed length STRING values by using a different return$ variable.


Trimming a fixed length string value for use by another string variable:

name$ = RTRIM$(contact.name) ' trims spaces from end of fixed length TYPE value.

Trimming text string ends:

PRINT RTRIM$("some text") + "." PRINT RTRIM$("some text ") + "." PRINT RTRIM$("Tommy ")

some text. some text. Tommy

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