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Trims leading and trailing blanks from a character string in a field.





a character string, or any expression that evaluates to a character string

Return Value

Character string.


Use $trim to remove leading and trailing spaces from a character string in a field.

For output purposes, the implicit length of the result returned by $trim is the same as the length of string.



Evaluates to “Smith” if LastName is stored as ” Smith “.


See Also



About Functional Expressions

Continuation Lines

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