RTRIM (SQL Server Compact Edition)

Returns a character string after truncating all trailing blanks.


RTRIM ( character_expression ) 


  • character_expression
    An expression of character or binary data, or other data types that are implicitly convertible to nvarchar or ntext. Otherwise, use CONVERT to explicitly convert character_expression.

Return Value

nvarchar or ntext


The following example removes trailing blanks from the names of customers listed in the MyCustomers table.

CREATE TABLE MyCustomers (CustID INTEGER IDENTITY (100,1) PRIMARY KEY, CompanyName nvarchar (50))
INSERT INTO MyCustomers (CompanyName) VALUES ('A. Datum Corporation   ')
SELECT CustID, RTRIM(CompanyName)
FROM MyCustomers