LTrim; RTrim; and Trim Functions

Returns a copy of a string without leading spaces (LTrim), trailing spaces (RTrim), or both leading and trailing spaces (Trim).

Syntax

LTrim(string)RTrim(string)Trim(string)

Remarks

The string argument is any valid string expression. If string contains Null, Null is returned.

The following example uses the LTrim, RTrim, and Trim functions to trim leading spaces, trailing spaces, and both leading and trailing spaces, respectively:

Dim MyVar
MyVar = LTrim("   vbscript ")   ' MyVar contains "vbscript ".
MyVar = RTrim("   vbscript ")   ' MyVar contains "   vbscript".
MyVar = Trim("   vbscript ")   ' MyVar contains "vbscript".

Requirements

Version 1

See Also

Left Function
Right Function