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* {{Parameter|value$}} is the {{KW|STRING}} value to trim.
 
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* If {{Parameter|value$}} contains no trailing space characters, {{Parameter|value$}} is returned unchanged.
 
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Revision as of 02:30, 1 March 2010

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


Syntax

result = RTRIM$( value$ )


Description

  • value$ is the STRING value to trim.
  • If value$ contains no trailing space characters, value$ is returned unchanged.
  • Cannot alter fixed length STRING variables. Convert using a non-fixed variable.


Examples

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


See also



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