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Trim blank space at the beginning and end of a string

 

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Question:

How do I strip blank space from the beginning/end of a string? In other language this is usually called Trim().

Answer:

The best solution is doing it in two steps (faster than the typical first attempt to do it with one statement.

$string =~ s/^\s+//;
$string =~ s/\s+$//;  

Comments:

2009-01-22, 00:56:56   (updated: 2009-01-22, 00:57:29)
anonymous from India  
its nice
-bharat parmar
2010-02-26, 04:12:45
anonymous from India  
rating
hi

 

 

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